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'Dragon back' as cargo reaches space station

Dec 17, 2017 - 9:13 PM

It is the first time SpaceX launches both a rocket and a cargo ship that have flown before

DRAGON. SpaceX’s Dragon cargo vehicle is secured to the International Space Station, delivering over 4,800 pounds of science and supplies to crew. Photo from NASA Twitter page

SpaceX poised for Thursday cargo launch to space station

May 31, 2017 - 10:48 PM

If all goes as planned a Falcon 9 rocket will propel the Dragon into low Earth orbit where it will eventually connect with the space station circling the Earth at a height of some 250 miles 400 kilometers

DRAGON TO FLY AGAIN. A multiple exposure photo showing the trail of the Dragon spacecraft as it lifts off, with the Falcon 9 rocket's trail as it landed, at Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 18, 2016. File photo courtesy of SpaceX

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at space station

Feb 23, 2017 - 7:14 PM

This time the Dragon cargo ship makes a perfect approach to the capture point a NASA commentator says and is grabbed by the station s robotic arm at 5:44 am 1044 GMT

SUCCESS. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a Dragon cargo capsule, is seen from Port Canaveral, Florida, as it launches from the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A on February 19, 2017. Photo by Gregg Newton / AFP

SpaceX cargo ship aborts rendezvous with space station

Feb 22, 2017 - 7:33 PM

The cargo ship is packed with more than 5 000 pounds 2 267 kilograms of food gear and science experiments for the 6 astronauts living on the orbiting space station

DRAGON. This still image taken from NASA TV, shows the the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a Dragon cargo capsule, launching from the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A in Florida on February 19, 2017. Photo by NASA / AFP

SpaceX blasts off cargo from historic NASA launchpad

Feb 19, 2017 - 11:20 PM

UPDATED The launch of the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned Dragon cargo ship pushes through after the first attempt was canceled

SpaceX poised to launch cargo from historic NASA pad

Feb 18, 2017 - 10:24 AM

The launch of the Dragon cargo ship is scheduled for 10:01 am from Cape Canaveral s launchpad 39A

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at space station

Jul 20, 2016 - 10:43 PM

The key piece of equipment on board is the first of two international docking adapters which will allow commercial crew spacecraft to latch onto the research outpost in the coming years

DRAGON. The SpaceX Dragon is seen attached to the International Space Station’s Harmony module just before orbital sunrise. Photo by NASA TV

SpaceX fails in landmark bid to recycle a rocket

Jan 10, 2015 - 7:02 PM

The rocket s precision landing on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean is not successful However the unmanned Dragon cargo ship it propelled to orbit is on its way to the International Space Station

ABORTED. This undated SpaceX photo obtained January 5, 2015 from NASA shows the Dragon spacecraft and its Falcon 9 rocket, both made by SpaceX, as they are rolled to the launch pad ahead of the static firing test for the rocket. SpaceX on Tuesday, January 6, aborted its Falcon 9 rocket launch at the last minute. AFP PHOTO/NASA/SPACEX/HANDOUT

SpaceX to attempt rocket, cargo launch Saturday

Jan 08, 2015 - 10:15 PM

The landmark bid in the company s mission to make rockets as re usable as airplanes was delayed at the last minute Tuesday due to a problem with the rocket s second stage

ABORTED. This undated SpaceX photo obtained January 5, 2015 from NASA shows the Dragon spacecraft and its Falcon 9 rocket, both made by SpaceX, as they are rolled to the launch pad ahead of the static firing test for the rocket. SpaceX on Tuesday, January 6, aborted its Falcon 9 rocket launch at the last minute. AFP PHOTO/NASA/SPACEX/HANDOUT.