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First Ever Re-entering Commercial Spacecraft Launched Today

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posted on Dec, 8 2010 @ 10:32 AM
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A private company launched a spacecraft Wednesday in a bold demonstration test for NASA that could lead to a space station supply run next year. The Falcon 9 rocket, owned by Space Exploration Technologies Corp., blasted into a clear, chilly morning sky, carrying a capsule named Dragon. The company, known as SpaceX, aimed to place the capsule in orbit and then bring it back to Earth three hours later. It will be the first time a commercial business tries to recover a spacecraft re-entering from orbit. So far, only governments have accomplished this. SpaceX intends...

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Im so happy that companys are now able to reach the starts. watch space exploration grow by leaps in the next coming years




posted on Dec, 8 2010 @ 10:33 AM
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