Falcon 9 Ready for Second Flight

SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft is set to launch from Cape Canaveral on Dec. 7. Image Credit: SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is preparing to conduct the first demonstration launch for NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program, utilizing its Falcon 9 rocket. This first test flight appears to be holding solid for its targeted liftoff on Tuesday, Dec. 7. Launch will take place from the company’s launch site at Launch Complex 40 located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. (…) Read the rest of Falcon 9 Ready for Second Flight – Dragon for First (370 words)

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