Thursday, May 31, 2012


  • SpaceXs historic test flight to the International Space Station may be over, but the companys commercial Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket will be flying again in just a few short months.
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  • The first private space flight to the International Space Station has ended with a successful splashdown in the Pacific Ocean.
  • (Wired News)
  • The first commercially owned and operated cargo craft to rendezvous and dock with the International Space Station ended its historic nine-day demonstration mission with a perfect spashdown in the Pacific Ocean Thursday morning local time.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • HAWTHORNE, California -- SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk said today he was so aware of all that could go wrong with the flight of the Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, Youre sort of surprised when you see it works.
  • (Everything Alabama Blog)
  • After a successful journey to the International Space Station, the SpaceX Dragon capsule was released by the stations robotic arm and started its journey back to earth. ISS Expedition 31 crew members released the Dragon from its grips at 5:49 a.m. EDT.
  • (PC Magazine)
  • Washington - US company SpaceXs cargo vessel on Thursday splash-landed in the Pacific Ocean, capping a successful mission to the International Space Station and blazing a new path for private spaceflight.
  • (Beeld)
  • SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is having a much better few weeks than Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
  • (89.3 KPCC)
  • The unmanned Dragon capsule sent up by SpaceX came down pretty much on target in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday. The landing marks the end of a completely successful mission — and the beginning of a new era of private spaceflight.
  • (WAMU)
  • NASA have announced the SpaceX companys Dragon cargo capsule has successfully landed in the Pacific ocean.
  • (ITV)

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