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SpaceX Completes Second Successful Resupply Mission As Dragon Splashes Down In Pacific
2013-03-26 13:04:43

Dragon completed another successful resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday after undocking, returning to Earth and making a planned splashed down in the Pacific.

2013-03-21 10:03:48

Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) Merlin 1D engine has achieved flight qualification, a major milestone for the next generation Merlin engine.

SpaceX's Grasshopper Still Making Big Leaps
2013-03-11 20:25:56

SpaceX, one of the best-known commercial space companies in the industry, is continuing to make strides with its new vertical space vehicle, Grasshopper.

Dragon Capsule Has Issue With Thrusters, Space Station Rendezvous Delayed
2013-03-01 15:38:06

SpaceX experienced its first hiccup in one of its official missions with the Dragon spacecraft, causing a delay in when the resupply vehicle will be reaching the International Space Station.

2013-02-23 09:13:25

The second SpaceX mission to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract is scheduled to launch Friday, March 1, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. NASA Television coverage begins at 8:30 a.m. EST.

New Addition To NASA LandSat Family Successfully Launches
2013-02-11 13:32:13

NASA successfully launched its future addition to the Landsat family into space this morning from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.


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Elon Musk
2013-08-05 10:31:59

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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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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