Topic: International Space Station
The private Falcon 9 rocket blasts off Friday afternoon from a Florida launch pad.
06/04/2010 06:36 pm
On Friday morning, after several false starts, the Falcon 9 rocket was successfully launched from the Kennedy Space Center. The Falcon 9 has been developed privately by Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, with a large subsidy from NASA.
06/04/2010 04:27 pm
A glitch just before liftoff has delayed the maiden voyage of the privately owned Falcon 9 rocket.
06/04/2010 03:22 pm
Private spaceflight is entering a new era with the first test launch of the new Falcon 9 rocket Friday. Here are six companies vying to build a vessel that will carry civilians into space.
06/04/2010 01:36 pm
There will be many eyes checking out the inaugural flight of the private Falcon 9 rocket Friday, launching from Florida.
06/04/2010 12:02 pm
The new Falcon 9 rocket has cleared its final hurdle and is on track to blast off from Cape Canaveral.
06/03/2010 04:58 pm
President Obama wants commercial carriers to ship cargo and crew to the space station. The Falcon 9 rocket, set for a Friday launch, could show how far private industry has progressed.
06/03/2010 02:39 pm
American astronauts have performed 239 spacewalks, each of which typically lasted six hours or more.
06/03/2010 12:05 pm
The endurance trial will simulate the 250-day flight to Mars, a landing and surface stay of up to 30 days, and then the 240-day trip back to Earth.
06/03/2010 11:59 am
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