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UNCG professor leads NASA experiment - UNCG Now

A UNCG-led spaceflight experiment – that may ultimately help humans grow plants on Mars and the Moon – will launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, June 1, at 5:55 p.m. on SpaceX CRS-11. Spearheaded by Dr. John Z. Kiss, dean of ...and more »

After reusing a rocket, SpaceX tries reusing Dragon capsule for ISS resupply - The Register

Updated On Thursday afternoon, SpaceX is planning to relaunch a Dragon supply capsule that already spent a month in space nearly three years ago. The Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-11) will, weather permitting, blast off from Launch ...and more »

Watch SpaceX Relaunch a Commercial Cargo Capsule for the First Time - WIRED

Update: SpaceX's ISS resupply mission was scrubbed due to weather on June 1. The next launch window is Saturday, June 3, at 5:07 pm EST. SpaceX wants to do it again. All of it: rocket boosters, fairings, payloads. The commercial space company has built ...and more »

SpaceX to re-fly a Dragon spacecraft for first time ever - CNNMoney

SpaceX is poised to do something it's never done before: send the same spacecraft into Earth's orbit for a second time. The pioneering company, headed by Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, will attempt to reuse a Dragon spacecraft on an unmanned resupply ...and more »

Lightning strike postpones SpaceX launch until Saturday - Phys.Org

A lightning strike near Cape Canaveral forced SpaceX to delay until Saturday its first-ever cargo delivery to the astronauts living in orbit using a vessel that has already flown to space once before, NASA said Thursday. The lightning did not hit any ...and more »

For only the fourth time in 17 years, three rockets are aiming to launch into orbit in one day - Quartz

If you need to measure whether the pace of space activity is really increasing or if people just get excited about rockets, consider that for the first time in five years, three orbital rockets will launch today on three different continents—and all ...and more »

A new contract highlights the difference between “new” and “old” space - Ars Technica

On May 15, SpaceX launched its heaviest payload ever to geosynchronous transfer orbit, a vantage point far above the Earth. Because the Inmarsat satellite weighed more than six tons, it was originally scheduled to launch on SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket.and more »

SpaceX poised for Thursday cargo launch to space station - Phys.Org

SpaceX is poised to blast off its next delivery of food, supplies and science experiments to the astronauts living at the International Space Station on Thursday. The launch of SpaceX's 11th commercial resupply mission aboard an unmanned Dragon cargo ...and more »

Tomorrow, SpaceX Will Forever Transform Spaceflight - Futurism

Tomorrow (June 1, 2017) will be a landmark date for commercial space travel. SpaceX is set to become the first privately owned company to perform multiple orbital flights to space using the same aircraft. On 21st September 2014, using the Falcon 9 ...and more »

Lightning near launch pad scrubs liftoff of SpaceX supply ship - Spaceflight Now

Stormy weather near NASA's Kennedy Space Center kept SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket on the ground Thursday, delaying liftoff of a commercial supply ship with equipment and experiments for the International Space Station until Saturday. SpaceX's launch ...and more »