SpaceX takes off its flight into space

Headed to the International Space Station, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s a private space capsule Dragon was flew on Tuesday just after 10 minutes of the Falcon9 rocket launch into the night sky for the space station’s orbit to line up with the launching pad.

However all eyes are on the Dragon that will first perform test maneuvers and then link up to the International Space Station, which circles the Earth at 17,000 miles per hour.

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Three-man Soyuz crew lefts for space station

Russia’s first manned spaceship Soyuz carrying two Russians and one American blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) today.

NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba, Russians Gennady Padalka and Gennady Padalka, started their space journey by launching the Soyuz TMA-04M rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, according to source.

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Elon Musk’s private Dragon ship to land with ISS in Feb 2012

On February 7, the first mission to the International Space Station by a privately built and operated spacecraft will lift off; this has been announced by NASA.

The builder and manager of this craft is SpaceX, techbiz visionary Elon Musk’s new company. This craft will be made with Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket that use to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.

In fact, the craft lift by Dragon and the Falcon 9 which all are modern designs as compare to rockets that have been used since 1970. Along this operating cost of Falcon 9 is expected to be low which lifts it.

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