Monday, October 8, 2012

SpaceX makes first supply launch to ISS

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blasted off on Sunday, launching the cargo-laden Dragon capsule into Earth’s orbit on its way to the International Space Station (ISS) for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) first privately-run supply mission.
The engine fires traced a bright trail across the night sky over Nasa's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, the site of many launches into space after the on-time lift off at at 8.35pm (8.35am Singapore time).
Read more/See photo: ST


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