Another Huge Victory For SpaceX

Posted: December 8, 2010 in Uncategorized
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SpaceX is getting it done and getting it done impressively. 

This is some serious space hooah, for sure.

The Falcon 9 launch vehicle and the Dragon space capsule reached orbit earlier this morning.  The launch was delayed about two hours as the launch team had to investigate a false-abort issue and then confirm the readiness of the range to proceed.

The actual orbital parameters (altitude and inclination) placed the Dragon almost spot-on with the goal parameters.

Looks like two revs and a splashdown.

Well done!


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