SpaceX Dragon Carrying New Inflatable Room Captured and Mated to Space Station - Universe Today

SpaceX Dragon CRS-8 over Africa coming in for the approach to the ISS. Credit: NASA/Tim Kopra/@astro_tim. A SpaceX commercial cargo freighter jam packed with more than three and a half tons of research experiments, essential crew supplies and a new ...

SpaceX, That Vision Thing, and Mars - Scientific American (blog)

For a few minutes on the afternoon of Friday April 8th 2016 millions of eyes were focused on Cape Canaveral in Florida, and shortly afterwards on a remote 'drone' barge a couple of hundred miles downrange in a choppy Atlantic Ocean. The cause of all ...

Without NASA there would be no SpaceX and its brilliant boat landing - Ars Technica

NASA's Kirk Shireman, left, was content to watch as Elon Musk handled all the questions after the dramatic Falcon 9 rocket landing. NASA. reader comments. Share this story. You almost had to feel sorry for Kirk Shireman on Friday night. The affable ...

SpaceX has finally nailed reusable rockets with latest Falcon 9 landing - ExtremeTech

SpaceX's first resupply mission to the International Space Station since last year's explosive failure wasn't just a success — it marked the beginning of a new era in human spaceflight. After several near misses, the Falcon 9 rocket delivered its ...

SpaceX's Dragon Soars As Its Rocket Lands: An Epic Spaceflight in Photos - Space.com

From the launch into orbit to the trip back to Earth, the views of SpaceX's historic Falcon 9 rocket landing at sea on Friday (April 8) are spectacular, to say the least. First there was SpaceX's live video feed of the Falcon 9's drone-ship landing on ...

Elon Musk's Drone Ship Landing Is Moon Walk for New Space Age - Bloomberg

It was a scene straight from a science fiction movie. A white, pencil-shaped rocket angling down through a hazy-blue sky, then gracefully touching down, amid billowing smoke. All on an automated drone-ship in choppy Atlantic seas. In that moment, Elon ...

SpaceX nails landing on drone ship - Robohub

After several unsuccessful attempts, SpaceX finally made a perfect touchdown with its Falcon 9 rocket on the drone ship, aptly named: 'Of Course I Still Love You.' A historic moment with the help of a drone ship. The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket blasted ...

What SpaceX's Landing Means for Commercial Space Travel - NDTV

They tuned in by the tens of thousands, crowding around their screens the way residents of the Florida Space Coast once jammed the beaches to witness rocket launches at the dawn of the Space Age. But the audience watching SpaceX's live web broadcast ...

SpaceX Cargo Arrives At International Space Station With Expandable Space Habitat - NDTV

The spacecraft was successfully docked by European astronaut Tim Peake using the orbiting lab's robotic arm, with help from US astronaut Jeff Williams. Washington: Carrying nearly 3,175 kg of cargo including an expandable habitat known as the Bigelow ...

A piece of the future made real: Watch 4K video of the stunning SpaceX Falcon 9 landing on a drone ship - 4k

Elon Musk isn't just famous for his remarkable Tesla Motors electric cars, or Tesla's enormous futuristic car manufacturing plants. The billionaire's interests also extend well beyond the planet into deep space and the future prospects of colonizing ...

Dragon arrives at space station with inflatable habitat in tow - Spaceflight Now

Astronaut Tim Peake. The Dragon spaceship flies over the Palm Islands of Dubai on final approach to the International Space Station on Sunday. Credit: Tim Peake. SpaceX's Dragon supply ship executed a laser-guided rendezvous with the International ...

Fifth time lucky: SpaceX lands rocket on ocean platform - Cosmos

A historic landing for reusable rockets, but it's not been a smooth ride. Belinda Smith reports. Share. Tweet. An error occurred. Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser. If at first you don't ...

Inflatable room delivered to the International Space Station - The Guardian

The cargo ship containing the inflatable room was steered into dock by British astronaut Tim Peake. Photograph: HANDOUT/AFP/Getty Images. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on ...

SpaceX pulls off first successful mid-ocean rocket landing - PBS NewsHour

Four failed attempts and years of effort paid off Friday, as the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster re-entered Earth's atmosphere and lowered itself vertically onto a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean — the company's first successful landing at sea.

SpaceX Cargo Arrives At Crowded Space Station - NDTV

Miami: SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship, carrying lettuce seeds, lab mice and an inflatable pop-up room, arrived Sunday at a crowded International Space Station where six spacecraft are now docked. British astronaut Tim Peake reached out with the ...

SpaceX Dragon delivers inflatable room to ISS astronauts - Telegraph.co.uk

SpaceX has made good on a high-priority delivery: the world's first inflatable room for astronauts. A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, two days after launching from Cape Canaveral, Florida. This NASA TV ...

SpaceX's Dragon Capsule Has Arrived at the International Space Station - Gizmodo

SpaceX might have captured the news cycle this weekend by successfully landing its rocket on a barge, but they also successfully completed their primary mission: berthing the Dragon Capsule to the ISS, which they did at 9:57am this morning over Algeria.

SpaceX completes its first Space Station resupply since rocket explosion last June - The Verge

SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station on Friday afternoon, and at 7:23AM ET on Sunday morning, the crew aboard ISS captured the rocket's payload in space. This marks the first time the company has ...

The Next 6 Milestones in the Commercial Space Race - Gizmodo

It's an exciting time to be alive if you're keen to watch humans get off this planet. A private space race is taking off, opening new pathways to orbit while sparking a burst of technological innovation. Even better, thanks to the magic of internet ...

ISS welcomes CRS-8 Dragon after flawless launch - NASASpaceflight.com

For the first time in a year, the International Space Station has welcomed the arrival of a Dragon spacecraft from SpaceX following a flawless launch Friday afternoon from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The complex orbital rendezvous culminated ...