Rain could delay Sunday’s planned launch of a privately owned rocket with a space station cargo ship named Dragon.
The first commercial space vehicle to dock with the International Space Station, launched from Florida earlier this week, finally delivered the groceries Saturday morning when it was opened by space station crew members and its cargo was transferred aboard.
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.
The first private rocket to attempt a rendezvous with the International Space Station will try launching again from Cape Canaveral in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, after a weekend attempt was aborted at literally the last possible second.
After several months of delays, a new private supply ship for the International Space Station will again remain on earth after suffering yet another setback.
The International Space Station may soon have some new cargo now that a private U.S. company has set a new date for launching a cargo ship to the orbiting outpost.
Cape Canaveral will be the site of the launch of the first commercially built space capsule to the International Space Station.