Reusable Falcon 9 rocket a triumph for SpaceX, Elon Musk - AZCentral.com

SpaceX's successful relaunch and landing of a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Thursday marks a major milestone for the company. Wochit. Space X Launch. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center Thursday, ...

SpaceX launches first recycled rocket booster - CGTN America (blog)

SpaceX launched its first recycled rocket Thursday, the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights. The Falcon 9 blasted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, hoisting a broadcasting satellite into the early evening clear ...

The Falcon 9 first stage aced its landing again tonight, settling softly onto the deck of the drone ship "Of Course ... - ClickLancashire

For Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive of SpaceX, replicating this flight with reusable rockets on a regular basis would be a crucial step toward his dream of sending people to Mars. "It's an wonderful day for ... the space industry", Musk said ...

SpaceX makes aerospace history with successful launch and landing of a used rocket - Lifeboat Foundation (blog)

After more than two years of landing its rockets after launch, SpaceX finally sent one of its used Falcon 9s back into space. The rocket took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, this evening, sending a communications satellite into orbit, and then landed ...

SpaceX hails 'revolution' after recycled rocket launch - Sin Chew Jit Poh

Space X's Falcon 9 rocket lifting off from space launch complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Photo courtesy: AFP. By Kerry SHERIDAN. Miami (AFP) -- SpaceX chief Elon Musk hailed a "revolution in spaceflight" on Thursday after blasting off a ...

Can Reusable Rockets Land Enough Customers? - Niskanen Center (press release) (blog)

Last night, SpaceX made history by successfully launching a satellite on a used rocket booster. It marks a first for reusable rockets, a first for a commercial company demonstrating reusability in getting a payload to orbit, and a first in reusable ...

SpaceX successfully launches recycled rocket - Sky News Australia

SpaceX is celebrating success in Florida after a recycled rocket blasted off then returned to Earth and landed on a remotely piloted platform in the Atlantic Ocean. It has taken SpaceX 15 years to show that a rocket could be recovered and reused ...

Reusable technology with first full success ! - satPRnews (press release)

It is not hard to write simple summary of the SES-10/Falcon-9 mission; SpaceX managed to show that reusable technology is not a myth. It was second launch of first stage of Falcon-9 rocket which managed to land on drone ship for the second time in its ...

The first rocket relaunch in history - KelownaNow

According to SpaceX, the Falcon 9 delievered SES-10, which is a commerical communications satellite for SES to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit. The SES satellite provides communications worldwide. The Falcon 9 launched from NASA's Kennedy Space ...

Extra Portion Of SpaceX Rocket Recovered From Launch, Elon Musk Says - NDTV

The reusable main-stage booster from the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the Atlantic Ocean. (Reuters). Cape Canaveral: Elon Musk's SpaceX on Thursday salvaged half of the $6 million nosecone of its rocket, in what the space entrepreneur deemed an important ...

SpaceX Launches Recycled Spacecraft; Here's What You Need To Know - Counsel & Heal

In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket makes its first successful upright landing on the 'Of Course I Still Love You' droneship on Apr. 8, 2016 (Photo : Getty Images / NASA ...

Things we learned after SpaceX's historic Falcon 9 relaunch and landing - Florida Today

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk didn't spend long savoring the achievement of Thursday's successful launch and landing of a previously flown Falcon 9 rocket before further expanding on his vision for rocket reusability. Musk appeared at Kennedy Space Center for a ...

Recycled rocket hailed as new era for space travel - The Times (subscription)

The Falcon 9 rocket by SpaceX blasts off in Florida. After putting a satellite in orbit it landed safely on an ocean platformEPA/SPACEX. In the years and centuries to come Elon Musk hopes that historians will look back on this week as a turning point ...

SpaceX's Historic Launch Proves Recycled Rockets Are the Future of Space Exploration - ClickLancashire

After working for 15 years to develop a rocket that can be used multiple times to launch satellites into space, they have proven they indeed have a truly reusable launch vehicle. Though the US Space Shuttles returned to space many times, as has the ...

SpaceX Sets Sights On Returning Falcon Heavy Upper Stage Following Used Booster Launch - Defense Daily Network (subscription)

Having successfully launched a used first booster in a mission for the first time, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) is considering trying to land an upper stage from a Falcon Heavy demo flight for full reusability, according to company ...

California Leads the Way in Commercializing Space Frontier - Times of San Diego

The first reused SpaceX booster seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral. Image from video stream. By Chris Jennewein. The cheers of SpaceX employees in Hawthorne almost drowned out the flight announcer on Thursday as a reused Falcon 9 booster ...

SpaceX reusable rockets launch Elon Musk into history - The San Diego Union-Tribune

The booster rocket used in Thursday's SpaceX launch at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida landed on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean and will be used again. The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board ...

SpaceX successfully launches first recycled rocket - CompositesWorld

Falcon 9's first stage for the SES-10 mission previously supported the successful CRS-8 mission in April 2016. Heather Caliendo. News: 3/31/2017. Heather Caliendo. Digital Managing Editor. SES-10 Launch - world's first reflight of an orbital class rocket.

Before this, rockets could only be used once, that has changed - Star2.com

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket recovered at sea from its maiden flight last year blasted off again from Florida on Thursday (Mar 30) in the first successful launch of a recycled orbital-class booster, then capped the feat with another return landing on an ...

This is not a joke: Elon Musk once rocketed a wheel of cheese into space - Business Insider

elon musk spaceX dragon SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni. The day after launching a used orbital rocket booster for the first time, tech mogul Elon Musk took to ...