SpaceX Breathes Success as Dragon Roars Back to Earth

SpaceX’s CRS-2 Dragon descends beneath its three red-and-white parachutes towards a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean at 12:34 p.m. EDT (4:34 p.m. GMT) on 26 March 2013. Photo Credit: SpaceX

Less than a month after its rousing launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., SpaceX’s CRS-2 Dragon cargo ship was today recovered […]

Dragon Breathes Perfect Fire as CRS-2 Roars to Orbit -UPDATE

SpaceX began the second mission under the $1.6 billion Commercial Resupply Services contract that the company has with NASA right on time at 10:10:13 a.m. EST. The launch site was Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studio

The cold light of […]

Next SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft on Track for March 1 Launch

On its third mission—and the second dedicated flight under the $1.6 billion Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA—SpaceX’s Dragon will make full use of both its pressurized and unpressurized (Trunk) features on CRS-2. Photo Credit: NASA

The last twelve months have truly been a rollercoaster ride for Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)—the Hawthorne, Calif., […]