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Showing posts with label Merlin Rocket Engines. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Merlin Rocket Engines. Show all posts

Sunday, July 22, 2018

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, lands booster


SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, lands booster


Article Excerpt: "... early Sunday with the successful delivery of a Canadian telecommunications satellite to orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station — already the company’s 13th launch of the year ..."


Reference: www.floridatoday.com

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

SpaceX launches Spanish satellite for 50th successful Falcon 9 mission


SpaceX launches Spanish satellite for 50th successful Falcon 9 mission


Article Excerpt: "... Igniting nine Merlin engines at 12:33 a.m., the 230-foot rocket roared into darkness from Launch Complex 40 with a Spanish satellite Elon Musk described as "almost the size of a city bus ..."


Reference: www.floridatoday.com

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Falcon 9 rocket launches Japanese satellite, then nails bullseye landing


Falcon 9 rocket launches Japanese satellite, then nails bullseye landing


Article Excerpt: "...The two-stage rocket, towering 229 feet (70 meters) tall, lit its nine Merlin 1D main engines and climbed away from Cape Canaveral’s Complex 40 launch pad at 1:26 a.m. EDT (0526 GMT) Sunday, then pitched east to fly over the Atlantic Ocean on the way to orbit ..."


Reference: spaceflightnow.com