SpaceX science: Pesky fruit flies could give insight into human heart - Orlando Sentinel

Sanford Burnham Prebys scientist Karen Ocorr shows off the fruit flies that are heading into space aboard a SpaceX mission on Thursday. (Sanford Burnham Prebys). Marco SantanaContact ReporterOrlando Sentinel. Privacy Policy. To learn more about the ...

SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Poised for Historic Relaunch to Space Station - Space.com

SpaceX's robotic Dragon capsule is seen docked to the International Space Station shortly after arriving on Sept. 23, 2014. This same Dragon is poised to launch to the orbiting lab again on June 1, 2017. Credit: NASA. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX ...

SpaceX taking recycling all way to orbit for NASA - MetroNews Canada

In this Sept. 23, 2014 photo made available by NASA, the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft approaches the International Space Station. On a June 2017 supply run to the station, SpaceX will use this capsule. The milestone comes just two months after ...

Tomorrow, SpaceX Will Forever Transform Spaceflight - Futurism

As part of Elon Musk's long-term plan to reach Mars, the Dragon CRS-4 will launch for the International Space Station for the second time tomorrow. Why Is This Dragon Special? Tomorrow (June 1, 2017) will be a landmark date for commercial space travel.

You Can Watch 4 Rocket Launches in 24 Hours, Starting Tonight! Here's How - Space.com

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket test-fires its first-stage engines on May 28, 2017, ahead of a planned June 1 launch to deliver supplies for NASA. The launch is one of four scheduled flights from different spaceports between May 31 and June 1. Credit: SpaceX.

WEATHER FAVORABLE: SpaceX Falcon 9 Set To Blast Off From Kennedy Space Center To ISS June 1 - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Preparations continue toward launch of the 11th SpaceX cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station on Thursday, June 1. Liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket is targeted for an instantaneous window at 5:55 p.m. EDT from Launch Complex 39A at ...

SpaceX Set To Launch Reused Cargo Capsule To International Space Station - WMFE

On board, more than 3,000 punds of crew supplies and science materials to support the nearly 250 experiments happening on the space station. Astronauts are studying everything from how plants grow in microgravity to the biology of fruit flies in space.

SpaceX to launch heart, bone health experiments to space station Thursday - CU Boulder Today

A SpaceX rocket is slated to launch two University of Colorado Boulder-built payloads to the International Space Station (ISS) from Florida Thursday, including one to look at changes in cardiovascular stem cells in microgravity that may someday help ...

SpaceX Set to Reuse Dragon Cargo Spacecraft in Launch Tomorrow - Popular Mechanics

After successfully reusing a Falcon 9 booster in a launch in March, SpaceX is now attempting to reuse even more spaceflight parts. Most Popular. By Avery Thompson. May 31, 2017. Barely two months ago, SpaceX made history by becoming the first company ...

SpaceX Rocket Test Accidentally Causes Wildfire In Nature Preserve [PHOTOS] - The Libertarian Republic

A SpaceX rocket test started a small wildfire at a nearby wildlife refuge over the Memorial Day weekend, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). SpaceX's testing of its Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday ignited a small portion of Florida's ...

SpaceX to blast off Dragon space capsule for SECOND time - Daily Mail

It has already sent a previously flown rocket into orbit - and now Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to do the same with a spacecraft. Liftoff is targeted for 5:55 p.m. EDT on June 1, 2017, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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 ...

NASA Setting Space Fires For Science Out Of Earth's Gravity Aboard ISS - International Business Times

The space agency will perform Advanced Combustion via Microgravity Experiments — or ACME for short — in the microgravity of Earth's orbit to better understand how flames burn in different conditions. In addition to improving fire safety on spacecraft ...

Weather looking favorable for Thursday SpaceX Falcon 9 launch - SpaceNews

SpaceX conducted a static fire test of the Falcon 9 rocket April 25 in preparation for A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket sits on the launch pad in this 2017 file photo. Credit: SpaceX. Weather is looking favorable for a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch late Thursday ...

UNCG professor leads NASA experiment - UNCG Now

image description A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The UNCG-led experiment will launch Thursday on a similar SpaceX rocket. (Credit: NASA). Facebook · Twitter · Google+ ...

SpaceX set to join rare company by re-flying an orbital spacecraft - Ars Technica UK

SpaceX took a big step toward a fully reusable launch system earlier this year by re-flying a used Falcon 9 booster, and it is making progress toward eventually recovering the rocket's upper stage and payload fairing. Now, the company is set to try to ...

SpaceX Gears Up For CRS-11 Launch Tomorrow - socalTech.com

Hawthorne-based SpaceX is kicking off a very busy launch month in June with a launch tomorrow, June 1st, with another mission to the International Space Station, SpaceX said on Wednesday. According to SpaceX, it will be delivering critical supplies and ...

Weather could affect SpaceX cargo re-supply... - WKMG Orlando

A Falcon 9 rocket during a static fire test of the rocket's engines on Saturday, May 27, 2017 ahead of Thursday's launch pf supplies to the International Space Station. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Thursday's launch conditions are 70 percent “go” for a 5:55 ...

SpaceX Rocket Test Accidentally Sparks Small Wildfire (Photos) - Space.com

SpaceX performed a static-fire test of a Falcon 9 rocket at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 28, 2017, keeping the booster on track to launch the company's Dragon cargo capsule toward the International Space Station on June 1. The test also ...

SpaceX Dragon set for next resupply mission to ISS - The Indian Express

SpaceX is all set to launch the Dragon spacecraft for its 11th commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on June 1. The flight will deliver investigations and facilities that study neutron stars, tools for Earth-observation ...