Dragon undocking and reentry scheduled for 11th May 2016

NASA planned undocking from International Space Station SpaceX Dragon robotic spacecraft from resupply mission CRS-8 for 11th May 2016. Dragon will deliver scientific payload to Earth. Launched on April 8, 2016, Dragon spacecraft docked to International Space Station on April 9, 2016. Dragon delivered during CRS-8 mission 3136 kg of payload: 640 kg of science materials and […]

Falcon has landed – CRS-8 started with full success !

SpaceX showed with this mission how perfect could be commercially performed launch. This mission could serve as example when everything went according to plan. Just forty minutes before launch weather was described with only 10% chance for “not go”. Visibility was at 11 km with almost cloudless sky. Temperature in Cape Canaveral was around 23°C and wind […]

Falcon static fire complete, BEAM packed and ready to flight

SpaceX is preparing their third mission in 2016 – CRS-contracted flight to International Space Station. Good news from SpaceX – everything is going according to plan before launch planned for Friday, 8th April 2016 on 20:43 GMT. Static fire test was performed today by SpaceX specialists at night in Cape Canaveral. Rocket was placed on launch […]