Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

SpaceX Dragon CRS-8 | Kennedy Space Center

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying the Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). This is the eighth of fourteen resupply missions by SpaceX for NASA in support of NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) program. Dragon will deliver food and supplies, including new science experiments and technology research, to the crew aboard the ISS. This mission also includes delivery of the Bigelow Expandable Habitat Module (BEAM) that will be attached to the International Space Station for testing.

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