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News out of Cape Canaveral, FL has many in the burgeoning private space industry disheartened.
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.
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)
SpaceX continued its success Sunday night as it launched its Dragon capsule for a resupply mission to the International Space Station.
Later today, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) will become the first private company to depart for the International Space Station.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will discuss the first contracted cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station during a Google+ Hangout from 1-1:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 5.
Orbital Sciences Corporation Monday rolled the first stage of its Antares rocket to the launch pad of the nation's newest spaceport - the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island, Va. - while in Florida, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) moves ahead with preparations for an Oct. 7 launch to the International Space Station for NASA's first Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission.
Two commercial space resupply companies announced this week they are now ready to launch their rockets into space.
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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