Countdown to SpaceX's first-ever launch of a used rocket - ClickLancashire

The SES satellite launched Thursday is expected to boost communications capacity across Latin America, "ranging from the Gulf of California in Mexico to Cape Horn in Chile", according to SpaceX. SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell told Bloomberg that it ...

Extra portion of SpaceX rocket recovered from launch, Musk says - Business Insider

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Elon Musk's SpaceX on Thursday salvaged half of the $6 million nosecone of its rocket, in what the space entrepreneur deemed an important feat in the drive to recover more of its launch hardware and cut the cost of ...

SpaceX successfully re-launches 'used' rocket - NORCAL

Elon Musk-led SpaceX made history by successfully re-flying one of used Falcon 9 rockets from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on Thursday. Carrying a communications satellite, the Falcon 9 rocket lifted-off at around 18:27 EDT yesterday, marking a vital ...

SpaceX successfully reuses a rocket to launch a satellite - ClickLancashire

SpaceX launched a commercial satellite into space Thursday with the boost of a partly used rocket, a feat that may open an era of cheaper space travel. SpaceX said its reusable Falcon 9 boosters cut the cost by about 30 percent. SpaceX President Gwynne ...

They did it! SpaceX launches and lands re-used rocket - Normangee Star

SpaceX had made multiple efforts to successfully recover the booster rocket, but had multiple failures. The used Falcon 9 rocket took off on a satellite delivery mission from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday. The rocket that SpaceX used ...

SpaceX's reused Falcon 9 rocket nails the landing for a second time - Normangee Star

USA space firm SpaceX is attempting to make history on Friday with the first launch of an already-used Falcon 9 rocket into space. In addition to this, SpaceX recovered the Falcon 9's $6 million nose cone for the first time as well. The launch is ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 rocket makes history - The Hindu

SpaceX successfully launched and then retrieved its first recycled rocket on Thursday, a historic feat and the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights. It was the first time SpaceX founder Elon Musk tried to fly a booster ...

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 ...

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 ...