SpaceX cargo ship returns to Earth after historic mission

SpaceX cargo ship returns to Earth after historic mission

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New Closing out a historic test flight, a privately developed cargo ship plunged back to Earth Thursday, completing an on-target splashdown to close out the first commercial visit to the International Space Station. [Read more]...
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SpaceX cargo ship departs station for Pacific splashdown

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Wrapping up a successful test flight, a SpaceX cargo ship was detached from the International Space Station early Thursday, setting up a Pacific Ocean splashdown off the Baja California peninsula. [Read more]...
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Station astronauts enjoy 'new car smell' of SpaceX cargo craft

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Space station astronauts opened up the newly arrived SpaceX cargo ship early Saturday, kicking off a busy few days of work to unload the commercial spacecraft. [Read more]...
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Success! Space station snags SpaceX Dragon capsule

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An astronaut using the International Space Station's robot arm successfully plucks a commercial cargo ship out of open space to complete a dramatic rendezvous. [Read more]...
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SpaceX cargo ship breezes through station flyby tests

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Making its first flight to the International Space Station, a cargo ship built by SpaceX breezed through a series of complex tests Thursday in a problem-free close approach that sets the stage for berthing Friday. [Read more]...
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Cargo Ship Finally Achieves Liftoff

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Mr. Musk. Fellow science fiction nerds, it’s a new day. The space shuttle might be a relic, but that doesn’t mean we’re stuck here permanently. (Well, provided you’ve got some cash lying around.) After last weekend’s none-too-impressive failure to launch, Elon Musk’s ride to the stars finally made it into...
Elon Musk’s SpaceX Cargo Ship Finally Achieves Liftoff

SpaceX cargo ship takes off on commercial flight to station

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Three days after a last-second launch abort, a commercially developed rocket and cargo ship blasted off on NASA's first commercial flight to the International Space Station. [Read more]...
SpaceX cargo ship takes off on commercial flight to station

SpaceX replaces engine valve, clears rocket for Tuesday launch

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The company's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo ship are ready for a second launch try to kick off NASA's first commercial flight to the International Space Station. [Read more]...
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Massive sails could significantly reduce cargo ship fuel consumption

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Researchers in Japan have developed giant, retractable sails that can be used on cargo vessels and other large ships to maximize wind energy while simultaneously cutting down on fuel consumption. Created as part of the Wind Challenger project, the sails stand at 20 meters wide (about 65.62 feet) by...
Massive sails could significantly reduce cargo ship fuel consumption

Cargo ship with metal sails would save 30 percent fuel

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This hybrid freighter out of the University of Tokyo would have 164-foot retractable sails made of aluminum and plastic. [Read more]...
Cargo ship with metal sails would save 30 percent fuel