Mars by spaceliner by 2022, Sydney or Melbourne non-stop to London in less than an hour. SpaceX reveals its new aspirations
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The privately owned SpaceX rocket company passed an unexpected test today on its third supply mission to the International Space Station using the Falcon 9 launcher and reusable Dragon spacecraft.
2.50 pm Wednesday. The wreckage of the Dragon DH-84 has been found north of the Borumba Dam in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. There are no survivors.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XdbkpqtE0Y[/youtube] The first pass of the SpaceX Falcon9/Dragon satellite over the east coast of Australia before dawn today gave rise to widespread UFO sightings. This YouTube video was made on a beach at the Gold Coast. The rocket was leaking fuel and rotating, creating a halo effect similar in some respects to this spectacular ‘pinwheel’ […]
While looking for early videos of this morning’s incredibly successful first launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and its mock-up Dragon reusable space vehicle several other things swung into view. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NREJEZ5eluk[/youtube] One was the insect (top illustration) that dropped across the video feed from the launch site camera. Another was the sound of SpaceX […]
Dragon, a privately funded reusable orbiter, has achieved orbit on the apparently flawless first flight of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It is only four years since PayPal co-founder, Elon Musk, put $US 100 million of his money into SpaceX, the company which wants to take over American manned and unmanned supply and crew flights […]