Dragon Capsule Links with International Space Station

Last week did not bode well for SpaceX’s first attempt at launching dragon. Aborted launches at 4am are not fun for viewers (I’m on the West Coast) never mind for the engineers that had to build, test and attempt to put the craft into space. However, with a successful launch this past Tuesday, Dragon has now officially docked with the …

Space X Launch to ISS in Just Under One Hour

History is about to be made with the first private launch to the International Space Station. The automated Dragon cargo ship, the product of private space flight company Space X, is due to launch at 4:55 EST. You can watch the launch live at NASA’s public “Ustream”¬†http://www.ustream.tv/nasahdtv The launch represents NASA’s new strategy to use private space companies such as …