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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 »

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 »

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

Space fans, rejoice! If you're a rocket launch fan (and really, who isn't?), the next two days are your jam. Starting tonight, four different rockets are scheduled to launch from four different spaceports by Thursday (June 1). All of this will happen ...and more »

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 »

NASA-SpaceX rocket launch canceled by lightning - UPI.com

June 1 (UPI) -- A SpaceX rocket set to launch at Florida's Kennedy Space Center Thursday afternoon was scrubbed due to thunderstorms in the area -- a condition that automatically forces mission controllers to abort. SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon ...and more »

Live coverage: SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule arrives at space station - Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral with SpaceX's 11th operational Dragon resupply flight to the International Space Station. Text updates will appear automatically below; there is no need to reload the page.and more »

SpaceX to Launch 1st Reused Dragon Spacecraft Saturday: Watch It Live - Space.com

SpaceX aims to launch a reused Dragon spacecraft for the first time Saturday (June 3), and you can watch the momentous mission live. Seated atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the Dragon is slated to lift off from the historic Pad 39-A at NASA's Kennedy ...and more »

Falcon 9 launches with CRS-11 Dragon on 100th 39A launch - NASASpaceflight.com

SpaceX launched its first re-used Dragon spacecraft aboard a Falcon 9 on Saturday, beginning the CRS-11 resupply mission to the International Space Station. The first attempt was scrubbed during the initial attempt due to poor weather, meaning Falcon 9 ...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 »