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Private rocket-building firm SpaceX announced that it is delaying its first launch attempt to send its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS), saying the spacecraft needs more work before it is ready for liftoff.
Media accreditation for NASA's second Commercial Orbital Transportation Services demonstration flight is open. Liftoff of a Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., is targeted for Feb. 7, 2012.
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) may have to delay the targeted cargo resupply demonstration mission of the Falcon 9 and Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.
SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk testified before lawmakers on Wednesday, seeking to secure funding to develop a replacement for the Space Shuttles that were decommissioned earlier this year.
Officials said on Monday that a Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) prototype spaceship arrived in Florida on Sunday for launch on a practice run to the International Space Station.
US space transport company SpaceX announced Thursday that it plans to develop a fully reusable orbital launch system, with the goal of one day helping humans settle on Mars.
The Federal Aviation Administration has given Orbital Sciences the go-ahead to launch a demonstration flight to the International Space Station next year.
SpaceX has announced that it plans to make a test flight to the International Space Station in November, with future goals to pick up where NASAâ€™s shuttle program left off.
Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971. He is a South African-American inventor and entrepreneur. He is the founder of SpaceX and Co-founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal. He is also chairman of SolarCity. Musk attended Bryanston High School in South Africa, but graduated from Pretoria Boys High School. In the early 90s, Musk was educated at Queen's University in Kingston Ontario Canada and left Canada around 1992 to pursue Business and Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he...
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