News tagged with spacex

SpaceX signs 1st customer for big new rocket

(AP) — Space Exploration Technologies says it has signed its first commercial contract for a new rocket that will be more powerful than the one that launched the company's Dragon capsule to the International Space Station ...

May 29, 2012
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SpaceX readies space station rendezvous

The US company SpaceX on Friday prepared for the climax of its Dragon capsule's landmark mission to the International Space Station with a high-stakes bid to latch on to the orbiting research lab.

May 24, 2012
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Key facts about SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies is the first private company to attempt to send its own cargo capsule to the International Space Station and back.

May 22, 2012
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