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  • SpaceX Dragon Easter Egg reveals needed supplies for Expedition 39 crew

    SpaceFlight InsiderApril 21st, 2014

    Most of us here on Earth dream of chocolate bunnies and candy eggs as Easter treats, but the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) were awaiting the arrival of much-needed supplies on Easter Sunday. Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata successfully captured the cargo vehicle using the station’s Canadarm2 at 7:14 a.m. EDT (1114 GMT). The […]

  • Falcon 9 v1.1 with Dragon roars (loudly) to ISS on CRS-3 resupply mission

    Jason RhianApril 18th, 2014

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and NASA launched the third of the company’s Dragon spacecraft under the $1.6 billion Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract that the NewSpace firm has with the space agency. Liftoff occurred right on time at 3:25 p.m. EDT (1925 GMT), marking the fourth time overall that a Dragon […]

  • SpaceX Launch of CRS-3 set for Friday, with spacewalk for following Wednesday

    Jason RhianApril 16th, 2014

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla — NASA and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) have announced that they will attempt to launch the Falcon 9 v1.1 with its payload of a Dragon spacecraft carrying more than 4,500 lbs of supplies to the International Space Station on Friday, April 18 at 3:25 p.m. EDT (1925 GMT). This will mark at […]

  • Helium leak causes further delay for SpaceX’s CRS-3 mission to ISS

    Jason RhianApril 14th, 2014

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Space Exploration Technologies hopes that they could conduct the third flight under the $1.6 billion Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract that the company has with NASA were dashed by a helium leak in the Falcon 9 v1.1’s first stage. The technical issue forced a scrubbed to be called just shy of […]

  • NASA/SpaceX highlight science payload for CRS-3 mission

    Scott JohnsonApril 14th, 2014

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – On Sunday afternoon, in the lead up to  Monday’s anticipated SpaceX launch, NASA held a news briefing to shed some light on a few of the science payloads being flown to the International Space Station  (ISS) on the CRS-3 mission.

  • NASA “Good to go” to support SpaceX launch of Falcon 9 v1.1 with Dragon on CRS-3 mission

    Jason RhianApril 13th, 2014

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has, after a number of delays, one of the company’s Falcon 9 v1.1 boosters ready to carry out  the Commercial Resupply 3 (CRS-3) mission. Launch is currently slated to take place from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) in Florida at 4:58 p.m. EDT (2058 […]