(May 22nd, 2012) A first-of-its-kind commercial supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station following a successful liftoff early Tuesday, opening a new era of dollar-driven spaceflight.
The SpaceX company made history as its Falcon 9 rocket rose from its seaside launch pad and pierced the pre-dawn sky, aiming for a rendezvous in a few days with the space station. The rocket carried into orbit a capsule named Dragon that is packed with 1,000 pounds of space station provisions.
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In: World News
Tags: Launch, Nasa, space, ISS, Space Station, exploration, science, technology, news, the demon, lift off, rocket, supplies, ship, SpaceX, Falcon 9
Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States (load item map)
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