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Weather forced a scrub for tonight's launch attempt. Falcon 9 and Dragon look good, next launch attempt at 1:52am EDT tomorrow.
Falcon 9 & #Dragon vertical on the launch pad prior to CRS-4 launch, targeting 2:14am ET. spacex.com/webcast pic.twitter.com/9afrL8NRvF
SpaceX is returning human spaceflight to US soil w/ Crew Dragon. Excited to fill these seats! spacex.com/news/2014/09/1… pic.twitter.com/dgOYEpBIwa
Honored to be chosen by @NASA to be part of America's human spaceflight program pic.twitter.com/mTuCcEIE3X
Our astronauts will fly on @Boeing CST-100 & @SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to the #ISS. go.nasa.gov/1mbOZd9 pic.twitter.com/lJhNtArPJN
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Early Sunday morning, Falcon 9 launched AsiaSat 6 to geo transfer orbit. Mission summary: spacex.com/news/2014/09/0… pic.twitter.com/HMiwt4YgwK
[PHOTO] Falcon 9 lifts off carrying the AsiaSat 6 satellite to geosynchronous transfer orbit. pic.twitter.com/3zyujRF6Z5
Launch Success! At 1am ET, Falcon 9 lifted off carrying the AsiaSat 6 satellite. Contact w/ satellite is confirmed.
Up close with the Falcon 9 first-stage Merlin 1D engines. pic.twitter.com/I3jGrz8bqM
Update on AsiaSat 6 mission: spacex.com/news/2014/08/2…
On Wednesday 8/27, SpaceX is featured on Morgan Freeman's “MAN VS. THE UNIVERSE." Watch @ScienceChannel at 10p ET/PT! pic.twitter.com/i0Yyhbib17
.@SpaceX statement on 8/22 F9R test in McGregor, Texas: pic.twitter.com/p7JL5VoQlP
The SpaceX rocket factory: metal comes in one door, and rockets go out another. spacex.com/careers @SpaceXJobs pic.twitter.com/UatHqC3LJN
Happy Birthday to American futurist, “Star Trek” creator, and conference room namesake Gene Roddenberry. pic.twitter.com/jGnpYXMhgw
Kids dump 5 ice buckets over my head for ALS & they nominate Notch, Johnny Depp and Tony Hawk! youtu.be/Retn7RDjYiw
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NEW VIDEO: Footage from chase plane of Falcon 9 1st stage descent to Earth, after ORBCOMM launch. youtu.be/uIlu7szab5I
Last week’s launch marks 60 Merlin 1D engines designed & built by SpaceX that have powered Falcon 9 to space. Woot! pic.twitter.com/KhXHVnXZ0q
The Perseid meteor shower will peak tonight around 3-4am. Don’t forget to look up! More: 1.usa.gov/1r7xtc9 pic.twitter.com/SPIMeRDRmm
Last week’s F9 launch caused spectacular noctilucent clouds over Orlando bit.ly/1sGgdZP (Photo: Mike Bartils) pic.twitter.com/NxUJgBtoZh
SpaceX wants to put people on #Mars. But in the meantime, you can explore its surface via @googlemaps. Who knew? techcrunch.com/2014/08/05/goo…
ICYMI: Early in the morning of Tues. 8/5, Falcon 9 launched the AsiaSat 8 satellite. More: spacex.com/news/2014/08/0… pic.twitter.com/ZPjDkkTvpM
Another successful launch by SpaceX this early morning!
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High velocity reentry (2700 lbs/sqft) appeared to succeed, but, as expected, not enough propellant to land for this and the next mission.
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Liftoff! Falcon 9 launched the AsiaSat 8 satellite to GTO at 4am ET. spacex.com pic.twitter.com/pYjj70nmkh
New @ SpaceX HQ – the SpaceX Solar System, installed by @solarcity & currently clocking in at about 4,000 panels. pic.twitter.com/NKPwy9Z5jO
SpaceX launches 3D-printed part, creates printed engine chamber for crewed spaceflight: spacex.com/news/2014/07/3… pic.twitter.com/H2uYgml5ry
ICYMI: @elonmusk and @StephenAtHome talk reusable rockets, and just how “badass” F9R is. on.cc.com/1rYfTnO
“Exploration is what makes people human.” - SpaceX President & COO Gwynne Shotwell. Full interview on @Marketplace: bit.ly/1rEYdys
Remembering visionary director Stanley Kubrick on his birthday. SpaceX’s video control room is named in his honor. pic.twitter.com/Z9w29ByiNl
Last Saturday, nearly 200 SpaceXers repped #SpaceX in the annual SoCal Aerospace Games. pic.twitter.com/pgiOyFdm5p
NEW VIDEO: Soft water landing of Falcon 9 rocket booster. youtu.be/CQnR5fhCXkQ Full update: spacex.com/news/2014/07/2…
On the next SpaceX #ISS resupply mission, @NASA will send up live mammals – moustronauts! nasa.gov/mission_pages/…
[PHOTO] Falcon 9 lifts off carrying 6 ORBCOMM satellites to orbit. pic.twitter.com/Os04NVR3oI
[PHOTO] Falcon 9 lifts off carrying 6 ORBCOMM telecom satellites. Mission success! More: spacex.com/news/2014/07/1… pic.twitter.com/CJMpTezlJ3
Detailed review of rocket telemetry needed to tell if due to initial splashdown or subsequent tip over and body slam
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Rocket booster reentry, landing burn & leg deploy were good, but lost hull integrity right after splashdown (aka kaboom)
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Flight 10 of Falcon 9 was good. All six ORBCOMM satellites deployed on target.
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3 years ago today, SpaceX broke ground at Launch Pad 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base. pic.twitter.com/m4j2FRu9Hw
The USAF has confirmed Falcon 9 has conducted the 3 successful flights req’d for EELV cert. bit.ly/1r3Mef4 pic.twitter.com/9dQV7HjNnj
A Dragon spacecraft just prior to shipment from SpaceX HQ in California. Hard to let it leave without a team pic! pic.twitter.com/FKLfWOTULW
Happy 158th birthday Nikola Tesla, “the greatest geek who ever lived”: theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla pic.twitter.com/RYK54KwkBe
Up close with the SuperDraco engines that will power Dragon’s revolutionary launch escape & landing system for crew. pic.twitter.com/VbtoBPyS2L
Dragon production is in full swing – Spacecraft Cleanroom now at full capacity, with 3 Dragons + 1 trunk! pic.twitter.com/0gyUICbRPi
F9R stands on the test pad in Texas at just over 50m tall, w/ Grasshopper test rig & 72m tripod test stand behind pic.twitter.com/q38j27yAC5
Inmarsat appoints SpaceX for future satellite launches ow.ly/yHHBP
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#BELvsUSA from space! RT @astro_reid: #Exp40 will be watching tonight from Node 1 on the #ISS – We believe #1N1T pic.twitter.com/MSKMCiQi9p
Read about NASA's aerospace partners' devotion to testing as they show their programs' progress. go.nasa.gov/1pQsd7C
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Wondering how folks at @NASASpaceflight put our Falcon 9 ocean landing video back together? nasaspaceflight.com/2014/06/recove…