SpaceX Countdown Underway, Watch the live Webcast Now [Updates]
CommercialSpacecompanySpaceX is trying again today to fly a spacecraft to the ISS. The Falcon 9 / Dragon COTS 2 demonstration mission is the first flight of a private company to the ISS. This is huge and not easy as SpaceX had already two failed launches. I am a big fan of Elon Musk and his endeavors that include besides SpaceX also the cool electric car company Tesla - the man is on a mission and uses is PayPal riches for exciting project that bring mankind forward.
Will every little valve work this time? Watch for yourself in the SpaceX webcast launching at 3am ET. We will update this real-time story below with the highlights.
All systems of the SpaceX launch are still showing green. Today we only see the launch of Dragon into orbit. The docking of Dragon to the ISS is still more than 3 days away. There will be tons of testing of Dragon performed in the time until the ISS rendezvous.
May 22 2012, 2:30am CDT
25 minutes to SpaceX Launch - Everything Still a Go
The SpaceX Falcon 9 / Dragon COTS 2 mission launch is 25 minutes away and all systems show green. Do not miss to watch the live SpaceX webcast here.
May 22 2012, 2:19am CDT
SpaceX Webcast is Live Now
The SpaceX crew has launched the webcast. Right now the hosts of the webcast go over the failed launch of May 19.
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