Tag Archives: SpaceX

The Dragon Flew

SpaceX had a successful Pad Abort test this morning. This test demonstrates the capability of the Dragon 2 spacecraft to escape from the rocket launcher and carry the crew to safety in the event of a failure of the rocket … Continue reading

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The Space Week in Review

In the Space Review this week, Jeff Foust takes a look at the status of the accident investigations into the Antares and Space Ship 2 accidents last fall. Six months down the road, both companies are well on the way … Continue reading

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The Merlin 1D Rocket engine

Build for human Spaceflight. Hat tip: Rand Simberg.

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SpaceX overview of SES-8 Launch

A 1:32 minute summary of the Falcon 9 launch and delivery of the SES-8 satellite to orbit.

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Commercial Crew

Nice video of the NASA Commercial Crew partners and their vehicles.

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Congratulations, SpaceX!

Congratulations to Space Exploration Technologies, Inc. (SpaceX) on their successful launch yesterday afternoon of the Thaicom 6 satellite to a geosynchronous parking orbit. This is their second successful launch to geosynchronous orbit in as many tries, and a good start … Continue reading

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