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News Archive / Tagged: SpX-6

  • SFI LIVE Webcast: SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 Dragon with NASA’s CRS-6 mission

    Jason RhianApril 14th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX ) and NASA are planning a second attempt at launching the sixth operational and the seventh overall flight of a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station. SpaceFlight Insider’s live launch day webcast will be held at Cape Canaveral (about 3 miles from the launch pad at […]

  • Anvil clouds scrub launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 with SpX-6 Dragon

    Jason RhianApril 13th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — The gods of weather were not in favor of SpaceX’s attempt to land the firm’s Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket on the “Just Read The Instructions” Autonomous Drone Spaceport ship (dubbed such by the company’s Founder and CEO Elon Musk). With a mere three minutes left on the clock before today’s scheduled 4:33 […]

  • SpaceX to attempt Falcon 9 first stage landing again with SpX-6 flight

    Jason RhianApril 12th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX ) has prepared both the cargo version of the firm’s Dragon spacecraft and the Falcon 9 v1.1 launch vehicle that it will carry aloft, and are being readied for a planned April 13 liftoff. If everything goes according to plan, the booster will thunder off of the […]

  • NASA Ames experiments set to launch on SpX-6 mission

    Jason RhianApril 10th, 2015

    A wide range of NASA centers, partners, and affiliated organizations are involved with most missions that are sent aloft in support of crewed space exploration efforts. NASA Ames Research Center, located at Moffett Field, California, will have two life sciences experiments ride a Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX ) Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket when the booster and […]

  • Expedition 43 crew prepare to welcome a Dragon

    Jason RhianApril 8th, 2015

    The Expedition 43 crew on board the International Space Station (ISS ) are preparing for the arrival of the sixth (operational and seventh overall) arrival of a Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX ) Dragon cargo vessel. The automated craft is currently scheduled for launch Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40 on Apr. 13 at […]