August 17, 2018

Falcon 9 rocket destroyed in launch mishap

June 28, 2015

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon cargo ship loaded with more than 4,000 pounds of supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station — including a critical docking adapter needed by future U.S. crew ships — broke apart in a shower of debris shortly after launch Sunday.

Video: SpaceX supply mission explodes just after launch

June 28, 2015

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket failed approximately 2 minutes, 20 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral on Sunday. Watch a video of the dramatic launch failure, plus a slowed-down high-definition version at one-tenth normal speed.

Photos: Falcon 9 breaks apart en route to ISS

June 28, 2015

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket broke apart just after launch on a commercial resupply run to the International Space Station. Here are a few images from NASA TV’s launch broadcast.

Photos: SpaceX supply ship poised for blastoff

June 28, 2015

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, standing 208 feet tall, is mounted on a Cape Canaveral launch pad for liftoff with a fresh package of supplies and research experiments for the International Space Station.

Falcon 9/SpaceX CRS-7 launch timeline

June 27, 2015

Follow the key events of the Falcon 9 rocket’s ascent into orbit from Cape Canaveral on SpaceX’s seventh operational resupply mission to the International Space Station.

Live coverage: Falcon 9 disintegrates after launch

June 27, 2015

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket disintegrated shortly after launch from Cape Canaveral on Sunday, dealing a blow to the entrepreneurial space company and NASA’s supply chain to the International Space Station.

Falcon 9 rocket passes last major preflight test

June 26, 2015

Ground crews plan to load the final cargo into SpaceX’s Dragon supply ship Saturday after the capsule’s Falcon 9 rocket booster briefly fired up on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral for a flight readiness check.

SpaceX aims for another rocket landing experiment Sunday

June 25, 2015

Keeping with its mantra of fly, fix and fly again, SpaceX says it has resolved a valve problem that kept one of its Falcon 9 boosters from successfully touching down on a barge in the Atlantic Ocean in April, ahead of another landing attempt after a launch from Cape Canaveral set for Sunday.

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