Dragon completed its first flight around the world eight years ago today. Since then, Dragon has visited the @iss 16 times. Next year, SpaceX will take another important step with an upgraded Dragon capable of returning human spaceflight to the United States for the first time since 2011.
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Falcon 9 launches Dragon into its targeted orbit, marking SpaceX’s 20th launch this year. Dragon is currently traveling an average of 17,300 mph on its way to the @iss with 5,600 pounds of critical cargo, supplies, and hardware. Capture is set for early Saturday morning.
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This Falcon 9 rocket booster completed its third launch and landing in six months. Every flight and reflight allows us to validate the rocket’s performance against predictions and maximize reliability on future flights. Rapid rocket reusability is key to reducing costs and enabling large groups of people to travel to space and ultimately live on other planets.
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Operating an orbital laboratory hundreds of miles above Earth’s surface for 20 years is an amazing technological achievement. Happy anniversary, #spacestation20th
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The team at our rocket development facility in McGregor, Texas completed a static fire test last night of the Falcon 9 booster that will launch SpaceX’s first demonstration mission for @iss !
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