SpaceX Launches to the International Space Station

Space Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida is illuminated by a Falcon 9 rocket as it lifts off Sunday at 7:35 p.m. CDT carrying a Dragon capsule to orbit. Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, built both the rocket and capsule for NASA’s first Commercial Resupply Services, or CRS-1, mission to the International Space Station. SpaceX CRS-1 is an important step toward making America’s microgravity research program self-sufficient by providing a way to deliver and return significant amounts of cargo, including science experiments, to and from the orbiting laboratory, the space agency said. NASA has contracted for 12 commercial resupply flights from SpaceX and eight from the Orbital Sciences Corp.

One Comment to “SpaceX Launches to the International Space Station”

  1. Maiko says:

    Same goes for computer-controlled autos and AI digsonais of medical ailments. It doesn’t matter if the overall failure rate is lower than that for humans doing the same thing. With the first mistake, the builders, the programmers, and the operators will find themselves in court.In fact, that should be the first undesired outcome rather than the first mistake . One of Google’s computer cars was in an accident recently. On-car video seems to show the human driver of the other car was at fault, but she was making noises about suing because Google’s car had no driver.

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