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SpaceX test-fires rocket, preps for final flight of first-generation Dragon capsule

On Mar 2, 2020
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The Falcon 9 booster for SpaceX’s next mission fired up briefly on a Cape Canaveral launch pad Sunday in a routine test before a launch Friday night. The launch will kick off the final flight of SpaceX’s first-generation Dragon space station cargo ship. https://t.co/8wGo5cX9PU https://t.co/cqyNpSCdrK
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Nine Merlin 1D main engines at the base of the Falcon 9 booster fired up at 11 a.m. EST (1600 GMT) Sunday at Cape Canaveral’s Complex 40 launch pad. SpaceX received a NASA Commercial Resupply Services, or CRS, contract in 2008 to resupply the space station on a series of Dragon missions, ...

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The Falcon 9 booster for SpaceX’s next mission fired up briefly on a Cape Canaveral launch pad Sunday in a routine test before a launch Friday night. The launch will kick off the final flight of SpaceX’s first-generation Dragon space station cargo ship. https://t.co/8wGo5cX9PU https://t.co/cqyNpSCdrK
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SpaceX test-fires rocket, preps for final flight of first-generation Dragon capsule

Nine Merlin 1D main engines at the base of the Falcon 9 booster fired up at 11 a.m. EST (1600 GMT) Sunday at Cape Canaveral’s Complex 40 launch pad. SpaceX received a NASA Commercial ...

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SpaceX has no plans to reuse Crew Dragon spaceships on NASA astronaut launches

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Raised at Sunset, Points to the Heavens for Critical Test Flight March 2: Photos

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon go vertical at sunset Feb. 28, 2019 preparing for critical maiden unpiloted test flight on Demo-1...

SpaceX Launches Its 20th Rocket Of The Year, But Doesn't Quite Make The Landing

SpaceX has successfully launched its 20th rocket of the year, a mission to the International Space Station (ISS) to take food and supplies, after a problem with some mice food on board.

SpaceX’s 16th Commercial Resupply Services Mission

Get information and updates on SpaceX's 16th Commercial Resupply Services mission currently scheduled to launch to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in ...