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Carnival of Space #438

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Merry Christmas! With any luck, you are celebrating with family and friends or you are enjoying some solitude this day. If you have a little time, why not take a peek at the articles below? This is the Carnival of … Continue reading

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Pray for the Emerging Spacer Industry

From:  AmericaSpace The next launch of one of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft atop one of the company’s Falcon 9 rockets is now slated to occur no earlier than March of next year. The second commercial flight of Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) … Continue reading

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SPACEX TESTS GRASSHOPPER ROCKET IN TWO-STORY HOP

Received by email this morning… SPACEX TESTS GRASSHOPPER ROCKET IN TWO-STORY HOP On November 1, 2012, SpaceX’s Grasshopper – a 10-story vertical takeoff and landing (VTVL) vehicle — lifted nearly two stories in an 8-second duration test hop. The rocket … Continue reading

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DRAGON SPACECRAFT RETURNS TO EARTH IN FIRST OFFICIAL CARGO RESUPPLY MISSION TO SPACE STATION

Received email: Hawthorne, CA — Today at 12:22 p.m. PT, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft returned to Earth from the International Space Station, safely splashing down approximately 250 miles off the coast of southern California. “This historic mission signifies the restoration of … Continue reading

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Mission Underway!

  SPACEX LAUNCHES FIRST OFFICIAL CARGO RESUPPLY MISSION TO SPACE STATION   Cape Canaveral, FL — Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) today successfully launched its Dragon spacecraft aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on the first official cargo resupply mission to the … Continue reading

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Catch a Dragon By the Tail?

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If you are anywhere near Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Sunday night, October 7th, there is a chance to see the rocket contrail of the SpaceX Dragon launch.  It launches a little late – still worth looking for. This flight is … Continue reading

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LAUNCH ALERT – Falcon 9

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OCTOBER 7 ANNOUNCED AS TARGET LAUNCH DATE FOR SPACE STATION MISSION NASA and SpaceX have announced October 7, 2012 as the target launch date for SpaceX’s first resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The launch of the Falcon … Continue reading

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