SpaceX Dragon - updates

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SpaceX capsule back on Earth, paves way for new manned U.S. flights

Mar 08, 2019 - 10:04 PM

(UPDATED) After hours of suspense, the Crew Dragon touches down in the Atlantic Ocean at 8:45 am Friday, March 8, some 370 kilometers off the coast of the US state of Florida

SPACEX. This video grab taken from the NASA - Space X webcast transmission on March 8, 2019, shows SpaceX Dragon capsule with parachutes deployed. AFP PHOTO/NASA

'Dragon captured' as cargo arrives at space station

Aug 16, 2017 - 7:25 PM

A key part of the cargo is a sophisticated supercomputer made by Hewlett Packard Enterprise HPE called The Spaceborne Computer

This image provided by NASA shows the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon spacecraft onboard, launching from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, Saturday, June 3, 2017.  File photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA.AFP

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at space station

Feb 23, 2017 - 7:14 PM

This time the Dragon cargo ship makes a perfect approach to the capture point a NASA commentator says and is grabbed by the station s robotic arm at 5:44 am 1044 GMT

SUCCESS. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a Dragon cargo capsule, is seen from Port Canaveral, Florida, as it launches from the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A on February 19, 2017. Photo by Gregg Newton / AFP

US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port

Aug 19, 2016 - 2:30 PM

International Space Station operations integration manager Kenneth Todd calls the installation a very significant milestone on the path to establishing commercial crew capability

SPACEWALK. This NASA photo obtained October 30, 2015 shows an image taken by Expedition 45 Commander Scott Kelly during a spacewalk on October 28, 2015. File photo by  Scott Kelly/NASA/AFP

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at space station

Jul 20, 2016 - 10:43 PM

The key piece of equipment on board is the first of two international docking adapters which will allow commercial crew spacecraft to latch onto the research outpost in the coming years

DRAGON. The SpaceX Dragon is seen attached to the International Space Station’s Harmony module just before orbital sunrise. Photo by NASA TV

SpaceX propels cargo to space station, lands rocket

Jul 18, 2016 - 12:38 PM

UPDATED SpaceX launches its unmanned Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station carrying a key piece of equipment that was lost last year in a rocket explosion

DRAGON AND FALCON. A multiple exposure photo showing the trail of the Dragon spacecraft as it lifts off, with the Falcon 9 rocket's trail as it landed, at Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 18, 2016. Photo courtesy SpaceX

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SpaceX cargo arrives at crowded space station

Apr 10, 2016 - 8:18 PM

Included in the Dragon s cargo is an expandable room that will be temporarily attached to the orbiting outpost

DRAGON IN SPACE. A handout picture provided by NASA shows SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule docked to the Earth-facing port of the Harmony module of the International Space Station (ISS), May 19, 2015. File photo by NASA/EPA

SpaceX to attempt rocket, cargo launch Saturday

Jan 08, 2015 - 10:15 PM

The landmark bid in the company s mission to make rockets as re usable as airplanes was delayed at the last minute Tuesday due to a problem with the rocket s second stage

ABORTED. This undated SpaceX photo obtained January 5, 2015 from NASA shows the Dragon spacecraft and its Falcon 9 rocket, both made by SpaceX, as they are rolled to the launch pad ahead of the static firing test for the rocket. SpaceX on Tuesday, January 6, aborted its Falcon 9 rocket launch at the last minute. AFP PHOTO/NASA/SPACEX/HANDOUT.

SpaceX returns to Earth loaded with lab results

Oct 26, 2014 - 12:16 AM

The unmanned Dragon spacecraft carries back loads of materials including results from experiments conducted on the International Space Station

SPACEX DRAGON. This NASA TV image shows the SpaceX Dragon private space freighter as it approaches the International Space Station on September 23, 2014. AFP PHOTO/NASA TV/HANDOUT