An unmanned, privately-owned rocket has blasted off, launching a cargo capsule to the International Space Station. This is NASA's first privately-run supply mission after its space shuttle fleet retires.
Reuters - News Video Online (Apr. 27, 2015) An unmanned SpaceX rocket blasts off to put a communications satellite into orbit for the government of Turkmenistan, a first for the Central Asian nation. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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AFP (Sep. 21, 2014) SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship blasts off toward the International Space Station, carrying a load of supplies and science experiments for the astronauts living there. Duration: 00:35
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AP (Mar. 2, 2015) SpaceX launched it's 16th Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday night. The rocket was carrying two commercial communications satellites. (March 2)
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May 20, 2012 A SpaceX Falcon 9 aborted its launch May 19 moments after its engines ignited when computers detected higher pressure readings than allowed. The center engine pressure built above limits and a ... read more
Apr. 12, 2012 The upcoming launch of a SpaceX spacecraft and rocket on a demonstration flight to the International Space Station is expected to cross a key milestone on the path to operational, commercial ... read more
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