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April 22, 2014

Following execution of what looked to be a picture-perfect launch by Falcon 9, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft  successfully berthed (attached) to the International Space Station at 10:02 AM ET.

April 18, 2014

Launch Success and First Stage Landing!

March 11, 2014

Launch Success and First Stage Landing!

January 08, 2014

On January 6, 2014, SpaceX successfully launched the THAICOM 6 satellite for Asian satellite operator THAICOM.

November 25, 2013

SpaceX successfuly completes first mission to geostationary transfer orbit!

October 16, 2013

On Monday, October 7th, Grasshopper completed its highest leap to date, rising to 744m altitude, hovering and returning back to the launch pad.  The test lasted 78.8 seconds and was conducted at SpaceX’s rocket development facility in Mc

October 14, 2013

On Sunday, Sept. 29th, SpaceX successfully completed the demonstration mission of its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket, delivering the CASSIOPE, CUSat, DANDE and POPACS satellites to their targeted orbits.

September 24, 2013

As the only operational vehicle capable of taking significant amounts of cargo both to and from the International Space Station, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft is already a critical piece of the American space program.

August 14, 2013

On August 13th, the Falcon 9 test rig (code name Grasshopper) completed a divert test, flying to a 250m altitude with a 100m lateral maneuver before returning to the center of the pad.

August 12, 2013

If we are to make a massive investment in a new transportation system, then the return should by rights be equally massive.

June 14, 2013

On June 14, SpaceX's Grasshopper flew 325 m (1066 feet)--higher than Manhattan's Chrysler Building--before smoothly landing back on the pad.

June 10, 2013

In June of 2013, SpaceX test fired the first stage of F9-R--advanced prototype for the world's first reusable rocket. The test took place at SpaceX's rocket development facility in McGregor, TX, lasting 112 seconds.

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