Friday, June 4, 2010

spacex


spacex



SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket - one of a rising class of private rockets for the U.S. space program in the 21st century - has failed to implement.The private sector in two-stage rocket, which was scheduled to be launched at 11 pm EDT (1500 GMT) from Cape Canaveral Florida, which have a hook on the president's plan to reform Barack Obama NASA with private companies and crew load sent to the International Space Station.But the rocket appeared to safety shutdown mode, go to 13:33 in the first launch attempt, perhaps indicating a major problem. An announcer states that SpaceX was the holding of a successful system test, showing that the safety mechanisms designed to prevent a disaster, were working as planned.

"100 percent success would be to reach orbit, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk told reporters during a Thursday teleconference." Since this is a test flight, regardless of the percentage of getting the job still come to be considered a good day. If only the first phase works well, is a good day. It is a great day, if the two phases of the function. "

SpaceX has a contract with NASA 1.6 billion U.S. $ for 20 tons of cargo to the ISS to deliver more than 12 flights of Dragon 2016.

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