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Updated SpaceX Falcon rocket blasts off

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#1    Waspie_Dwarf

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Posted 29 September 2013 - 10:38 PM

Updated SpaceX Falcon rocket blasts off


www.bbc.co.uk said:

The US SpaceX company has successfully launched a new version of its Falcon 9 rocket from California.

The vehicle, carrying the Canadian Cassiope research satellite, lifted clear of the Vandenberg Air Force Base at 09:00 local time (16:00 GMT).

Preliminary data indicated the desired orbit was achieved nine minutes later.

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Posted 29 September 2013 - 10:43 PM


Next Gen Falcon 9 | Demonstration Flight

At 9:00 a.m. PDT on September 29, 2013, the upgraded Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a successful demonstration mission delivering the CASSIOPE satellite to orbit.

Source: spacexchannel - YouTube

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Posted 16 October 2013 - 12:28 AM


Mission Overview | Next Gen Falcon 9 Demonstration Flight

On Sunday, Sept. 29th, SpaceX successfully completed the demonstration mission of its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket, delivering the CASSIOPE, CUSat, DANDE and POPACS satellites to their targeted orbits. Read more about the mission at www.spacex.com/news.

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