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  • 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. […]

  • CREW DEMO-1 LAUNCH
    by ksmith on March 4, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    At 2:49 a.m. EST on March 2, SpaceX launched Crew Dragon’s first demonstration mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This test flight without crew on board the spacecraft is intended to demonstrate SpaceX’s capabilities to safely and reliably fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. […]

  • NUSANTARA SATU MISSION
    by ksmith on February 23, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    On Thursday, February 21 at 8:45 p.m. EST, SpaceX launched the Nusantara Satu satellite from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Falcon 9 also delivered the Beresheet lunar spacecraft and Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) S5 spacecraft to orbit. Deployments occurred at approximately 33 and 44 minutes after liftoff. […]

  • Dragon Resupply Mission (CRS-16)
    by VWilson on January 14, 2019 at 11:56 pm

    Packed with about two tons of cargo and science, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft departed the International Space Station on Sunday, January 13. A parachute-assisted splashdown in the Pacific Ocean occurred at about 9:10 p.m. PST, just west of Baja California. That same evening, a recovery team secured Dragon on a boat for the return trip to the Port of Los Angeles, wrapping up SpaceX’s 16th resupply mission to the space station. […]

  • IRIDIUM-8 MISSION
    by Emily Shanklin on January 11, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    On Friday, January 11 at 7:31 a.m. PST, 15:31 UTC, SpaceX successfully launched the eighth and final set of satellites in a series of 75 total satellites for Iridium’s next generation global satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT. Falcon 9’s first stage delivered the second stage to its targeted orbit followed by deployment of all 10 Iridium NEXT satellites approximately 1 hour and 12 minutes after launch. […]