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  • UPDATE: IN-FLIGHT ABORT STATIC FIRE TEST ANOMALY INVESTIGATION
    by Emily Shanklin on July 15, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    On Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 18:13 UTC, SpaceX conducted a series of static fire engine tests of the Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort test vehicle on a test stand at SpaceX’s Landing Zone 1, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. […]

  • STP-2 Mission
    by ksmith on June 26, 2019 at 3:05 pm

    At 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, SpaceX launched the STP-2 mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Deployments began approximately 12 minutes after liftoff and ended approximately 3 hours and 32 minutes after liftoff. […]

  • RADARSAT CONSTELLATION MISSION
    by ksmith on June 12, 2019 at 10:59 pm

    On Wednesday, June 12, SpaceX successfully launched the RADARSAT Constellation Mission for MDA, a Maxar company, from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Falcon 9 lifted off at 7:17 a.m. PDT, or 14:17 UTC with the first of three RADARSAT satellites deploying approximately 54 minutes after launch. […]

  • DRAGON RESUPPLY MISSION (CRS-17) SPLASHDOWN
    by ksmith on June 4, 2019 at 8:46 pm

    Packed with about 4,200 pounds of cargo and science, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft departed the International Space Station on Monday, June 3. A parachute-assisted splashdown in the Pacific Ocean occurred that afternoon just west of Baja, California. A recovery team then secured Dragon on a boat for the return trip to the Port of Los Angeles, wrapping up SpaceX’s 17th resupply mission to the space station. […]

  • STARLINK MISSION
    by ksmith on May 24, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    On Thursday, May 23 at 10:30 p.m. EDT SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. SpaceX’s Starlink is a next-generation satellite network capable of connecting the globe, especially reaching those who are not yet connected, with reliable and affordable broadband internet services. […]

  • DRAGON ARRIVES AT INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
    by ksmith on May 6, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    Dragon arrived at the International Space Station on May,6, 2019 and was captured at 4:01 a.m. PDT while flying about 257 statute miles over the North Atlantic Ocean. The spacecraft was then installed on the Harmony module for the duration of its four-week stay at the orbiting laboratory. […]

  • DRAGON RESUPPLY MISSION (CRS-17) LAUNCH
    by ksmith on May 6, 2019 at 10:08 am

    On Saturday, May 4, SpaceX launched its seventeenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-17) at 2:48 a.m. EDT, or 6:48 UTC, from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Dragon separated from Falcon 9’s second stage about 9 minutes after liftoff. […]

  • ARABSAT-6A MISSION
    by VWilson on April 12, 2019 at 3:44 pm

    On Thursday, April 11 at 6:35 p.m. EDT, Falcon Heavy launched the Arabsat-6A satellite from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The satellite was deployed approximately 34 minutes after liftoff. […]

  • CREW DRAGON SPLASHES DOWN IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
    by ksmith on March 8, 2019 at 2:49 pm

    Crew Dragon splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean on March 8 at 5:45 a.m. PST, completing the spacecraft's first mission to the International Space Station. You can find out more about the mission in our press kit. […]

  • CREW DRAGON DOCKS AT THE ISS
    by ksmith on March 4, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    Crew Dragon docked with the ISS on March 3 at 3:02 a.m. PST, becoming the first American spacecraft to autonomously dock with the orbiting laboratory. You can watch a replay of the docking webcast below and find out more about the mission in our press kit. […]