Packed with science samples collected by the crew of the International Space Station, the privately owned cargo ship Dragon is headed back to Earth.
The privately owned SpaceX Dragon capsule arrived at the International Space Station a day later than expected due to a thruster problem.
Repairs are underway and flight controllers are making good progress fixing a problem with the orbiting Dragon capsule.
Visit Mars. That’s the insanely ambitious plan that Dennis Tito, who was the first private space traveler a little less than 12 years ago, will announce in more detail next week.
SpaceX’s Falcon rocket roared into space Sunday evening from Cape Canaveral carrying a Dragon capsule packed with supplies for the International Space Station.
The world’s first commercial supply ship to the International Space Station is on its way back to Earth. Astronauts set the SpaceX Dragon loose after a five-day visit, releasing the vessel with the space station’s robot arm.
It’s the start of a new era in space technology. Friday, the first-ever private spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station, making history as the first commercial delivery in orbit.
The SpaceX rocket, the world’s first private supply ship, took part in a crucial fly-by Thursday near the International Space Station.
The second time was the charm for SpaceX. Tuesday morning they successfully launched their Falcon 9 rocket for a practice run to the International Space Station.
Cape Canaveral will be the site of the launch of the first commercially built space capsule to the International Space Station.