Falcon 9 & Dragon to Return Astronauts to Space | Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit. As the first rocket completely developed in the 21st century, Falcon 9 was designed from the ground up for maximum reliability... [SpaceX: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/spacex/ Rockets: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/rocket/]
SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket Dragon spacecraft photo credit Chris Thompson SpaceX posted on SpaceFlight Insider
Liftoff of SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon From Launch Complex 39A A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is the company's 10th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station. Liftoff was at 9:39 a.m. EST from the historic launch site now operated by SpaceX under a property agreement with NASA.
#Falcon9: Launch and Landing | Shortly after midnight on July 18 a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, planet Earth. About 9 minutes later, the rocket's first stage returned to the spaceport. This single time exposure captures the rocket's launch arc and landing streak from Jetty Park only a few miles away. Along a climbing, curving trajectory the launch is traced by the initial burn of the first stage, ending near the…