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SpaceX supply rocket launches to ISS

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 04:38 PM

SpaceX, the pricate space firm, has launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida, carrying a resupply capsule to the International Space Station.

The rocket rapidly reached orbital altitude where it deployed the Dragon vehicle, carrying 1,200 pounds (544 kilograms) of supplies, on what was the firm's third launch and second mission to the ISS.

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 04:46 AM

I saw this on the news it will be at the space station tomorrow. Thanks for posting


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Posted 02 March 2013 - 10:29 PM


SpaceX 2: Liftoff of Falcon 9

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft launch on time at 10:10 a.m. EST from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The goal of the SpaceX 2 mission is to resupply the International Space Station.

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 10:45 PM


SpaceX Dragon Launches

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon spacecraft lifted off at 10:10 a.m. EST, 1st March 2013, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, beginning its mission to resupply the International Space Station. The mission will mark the third trip by a Dragon capsule to the orbiting laboratory, following a demonstration flight in May 2012 and the first resupply mission in October 2012.

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