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Station science excellent; Commercial Cargo-2 contracts making good strides - NASASpaceflight.com

Firmly entrenched in its utilization phase, the International Space Station is in excellent science shape, providing a stable and beneficial platform for microgravity research in Low Earth Orbit. The Station's overall status continues to greatly ...

Sierra Nevada open to multiple rockets for Dream Chaser mini-shuttle launches - Florida Today

Safely tucked away in the fairing of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with its wings folded to save space, Sierra Nevada Corp.'s Dream Chaser mini-shuttle will rendezvous with the station carrying 10,000 pounds of cargo and return with science ...

Sierra Nevada weighing options for launching future Dream Chaser missions - SpaceNews

COLORADO SPRINGS — As Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) prepares its Dream Chaser cargo vehicle for a first launch on an Atlas 5 in late 2020, the company expects to make a decision by the end of this year on the rocket that will launch later missions ...

Dream Chaser spacecraft on display for first time at the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs - Geospatial World (press release) (blog)

Under contract with NASA, the Dream Chaser – known as “America's spaceplane” – will perform cargo resupply and return services for the International Space Station starting in late 2020 under the Commercial Resupply Services 2 (CRS2) contract. The multi ...

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Reaches ISS for 14th Cargo Delivery Mission - ExecutiveBiz (blog)

Astronauts aboard ISS used the Canadarm2 robotic arm to capture Dragon at 6:40 a.m. Eastern time. On Monday, SpaceX launched the capsule atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida for the company's 14th mission ...

Watch: Cargo spacecraft docks with the International Space Station - wtkr.com

SpaceX launched the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon cargo spacecraft on Monday from Cape Canaveral. The Dragon spacecraft is filled with about 5,800 pounds of supplies, payloads and vehicle hardware, including materials to support investigations ...

SpaceX launches mission to International Space Station - Emirates 24|7

SpaceX successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft filled with supplies and science experiments for the International Space Station. The spacecraft "Space X Dragon", launched Monday from Florida to orbit, is scheduled to join the International Space ...

Watch SpaceX's Launch for Its Dragon Resupply Mission to the ISS - Inverse

The mission will conclude after a one-month stay onboard the ISS. Dragon is then scheduled to return to Earth with 3,900 pounds of cargo. The journey is expected to be relatively brief: Five hours after Dragon leaves ISS, it will begin its deorbit burn ...

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Performs 14th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission - ExecutiveBiz (blog)

NASA said Tuesday the Dragon spacecraft's launch marks the 14th ISS cargo delivery mission under the Commercial Resupply Services contract. Dragon is expected to reach the orbiting laboratory Wednesday and astronauts Norishige Kanai and Scott Tingle ...

SpaceX resupply mission with key research on way to ISS - International Business Times, Singapore Edition

... harvested and eaten by the crew, with samples also being returned to Earth for analysis, NASA said. Dragon also is carrying an Earth observatory that will study severe thunderstorms and their role in the Earth's atmosphere and climate, as well as ...

New research heading for the space station on the 14th Space X Resupply Mission - Tech Explorist (press release)

This is SpaceX's fourteenth load mission to the space station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract. Monster is booked to leave the station in May and come back to Earth with in excess of 3,500 pounds of research, equipment and team ...

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket in resupply mission to space station - Zee News

Washington: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has successfully launched its Dragon spacecraft- the private spaceflight company's 14th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station (ISS) - on Monday, April 2. The spacecraft, carrying 2 ...

Satnews Daily - SatNews Publishers

In January 2016, NASA announced that SpaceX's Falcon 9 launch vehicle and Dragon spacecraft were selected to resupply the space station through 2024 as part of a second Commercial Resupply Services contract award. Under the CRS contracts, SpaceX has ...

SpaceX launches seventh successful mission this year with space station resupply - Yahoo News

The stream has ended. SpaceX completed its seventh successful mission of 2018 with the launch of CRS-14. SpaceX is set to launch Monday afternoon from Florida in its latest mission for NASA to send supplies and experiments to the International Space ...

Used SpaceX Dragon Launches NASA Cargo to Space Station on Pre-flown Rocket - Space.com

This marks the second time SpaceX has reused both a rocket booster and a payload, and the 14th cargo mission the company has launched to the ISS under its Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract with NASA. The first flight with a refurbished rocket ...

SpaceX Falcon 9's Rocket Dragon Launches To ISS - WFMYNews2.com

The mission, SpaceX's 14th under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services Contract, marks the second time the agency has flown on a combination of a previously flown booster and Dragon spacecraft. The 156-foot-tall booster first flew on CRS-12 in August ...

SpaceX launches reused Dragon to ISS - SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft April 2 carrying more than two and a half tons of cargo for the International Space Station. The Falcon 9, flying SpaceX's seventh mission of the year, lifted off from Space ...

Watch: SpaceX Falcon 9 launching reused cargo ship to space station - wtkr.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX launched of its 14th Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-14) on April 2 at 4:30 p.m.. Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft for today's resupply mission to the @Space_Station are both flight-proven. pic.twitter.com ...

Lift Off! SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket with supplies for International Space Station - fox13now.com

Please enable Javascript to watch this video. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral with supplies destined for the International Space Station Monday afternoon. The rocket was loaded with almost 6,000 pounds of ...

SpaceX Gets The Green Light For Falcon 9 Launch In Cape Canaveral - Tech Times

Don't miss out on SpaceX's rocket launch this April 2018. With the weather anticipated to be fair on the afternoon of April 2, the Falcon 9 has been given an 80 percent go by the Air Force. The two-stage rocket is taking off at 4:30 p.m. from Cape ...

Commercial Resupply Services are a series of contracts awarded by NASA from 2008–2016 for delivery of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station on commercially operated spacecraft. The first CRS contracts were signed in 2008 and awarded $1.6 billion to SpaceX for 12 cargo transport missions and $1.9 billion to Orbital Sciences for 8 missions, covering deliveries to 2016. In 2015, NASA extended the Phase 1 contracts by ordering an additional three resupply flights from SpaceX and one from Orbital Sciences. After additional extensions late in 2015, SpaceX is currently scheduled to have a total of 20 missions and Orbital 10.

In March 2013, a SpaceX Dragon is berthed to the ISS

Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) are a series of contracts awarded by NASA from 2008–2016 for delivery of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) on commercially operated spacecraft. The first CRS contracts were signed in 2008 and awarded $1.6 billion to SpaceX for 12 cargo transport missions and $1.9 billion to Orbital Sciences for 8 missions, covering deliveries to 2016. In 2015, NASA extended the Phase 1 contracts by ordering an additional three resupply flights from SpaceX and one from Orbital Sciences. After additional extensions late in 2015, SpaceX is currently scheduled to have a total of 20 missions and Orbital 10.

SpaceX began flying resupply missions in 2012, using Dragon cargo spacecraft launched on Falcon 9 rockets from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Cape Canaveral, Florida. Orbital Sciences began deliveries in 2013 using Cygnus spacecraft launched on the Antares rocket from Launch Pad 0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS), Wallops Island, Virginia.

A second phase of contracts (known as CRS2) were solicited and proposed in 2014. They were awarded in January 2016 to Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and SpaceX, for cargo transport flights beginning in 2019 and expected to last through 2024.

CRS-14 Mission

SpaceX is targeting Monday, April 2 for an instantaneous launch of its fourteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-14) at 4:30 p.m. EDT, or 20:30 UTC, from Space Launch Complex 40...

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX to Launch Commercial Resupply Rocket # Falcon9 @10:36am EST

SpaceX is targeting launch of the Commercial Resupply Services 13 (CRS-13) mission from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force station in Florida for 7:35 a.m. PST, or 15:35 UTC, on...

Commercial Resupply Services Contract Awards, January 14, 2016

On January 14, 2016, NASA announced the award of commercial resupply contracts to Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and SpaceX. The press release is at: http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/na...

SpaceX : CRS-14 Dragon Resupply Mission to the International Space Station

On Monday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m. EDT, SpaceX had a successful liftoff of its fourteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-14) to the International Space Station. Dragon separated from...

Liftoff of Orbital ATK Cygnus CRS 4 Resupply mission Launch to ISS

NASA video of the fourth Orbital Sciences Cygnus Resupply Mission to the International Space Station.

Commercial Resupply Services Contract Awards, 14, 2017 - The Best Documentary Ever

On 14, 2017, NASA announced the award of commercial resupply contracts to Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and SpaceX. The press release . NASA has awarded three cargo contracts...