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Month-Long ISS Mission Ends Successfully For SpaceX's Dragon With South Pacific Splashdown
2014-05-19 05:41:02

After spending 28 days in space docked at the International Space Station, Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) CRS-3 mission comes to an end after the Dragon capsule splashes down in the Pacific Ocean.

Dragon ISS Resupply Mission Delayed Two Weeks By SpaceX
2014-03-14 14:11:20

NASA and SpaceX have decided to delay the launch of the Dragon capsule’s third Commercial Resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The company announced on Thursday evening that it will be moving Dragon’s launch from March 16 to March 30.

Dragon Nearing Completed Mission
2012-10-26 18:34:28

SpaceX will be completing its first cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station on Sunday when the Dragon capsule undocks from the orbiting laboratory.

SpaceX Falcon Rocket Pushes Secondary Payload Into Wrong Orbit
2012-10-10 10:46:29

While the Dragon capsule was able to survive an engine failure with the Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday, news broke that a satellite aboard a secondary payload suffered from the event.

SpaceX's Dragon Capsule Successfully Docks With Space Station
2012-10-10 10:30:36

After a successful lift-off on Monday (Oct. 8), Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) Dragon capsule has been caught by the robotic arm on the International Space Station (ISS)

Elon Musk Has Hopes For Manned Mars Trip
2012-08-10 06:00:40

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says he hopes to be able to put man on Mars within the next 12 to 15 years and that one day SpaceX could make it possible for people to thrive and establish businesses there.

SpaceX Dragon Capsule On Its Way Back To Earth
2012-05-31 06:05:52

SpaceX can add another gold star to its report card after its Dragon cargo vessel successfully undocked from the International Space Station early Thursday, now ready for its return journey back to Earth after spending a week attached to the orbiting lab.

Take Four: SpaceX Going For Gold On Tuesday
2012-05-21 03:53:55

SpaceX will again attempt to start a new chapter in the space industry on Tuesday, May 22 as its tries to launch its Dragon Capsule into the abyss for the fourth time.

SpaceX Launch Closing In, Pending Good Weather
2012-05-18 06:31:56

In less than 24 hours, America will take a new leap into both the commercial industry and space as the SpaceX Dragon Capsule will launch towards the International Space Station.

SpaceX Delays Dragon Capsule Launch...Again
2012-05-03 11:41:41

SpaceX announced on Wednesday that the launch for its unmanned Dragon spacecraft is delayed yet again. The private spaceflight company said that the scheduled May 7th launch for its Dragon capsule "appears unlikely."


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.