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It was a case of the third time being the charm as SpaceX conducted its 10th launch this year. The Intelsat 35e has separated from the Falcon 9 second stage as expected and is in a good orbit.

SpaceX made history today with the successful reuse of the the Falcon 9 first stage and then successfully landed that same first stage for future reuse, again.

SpaceX released several high-resolution images of the Falcon 9 first stage landing on the "Of Course I Still Love You" droneship in the Atlantic off the coast of Florida.

Today's SpaceX resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) ended in failure when the Falcon 9 rocket appeared to suffer an anomaly shortly before the first stage engines shut down.

Here is the SpaceX video showing the Falcon 9 first stage trying to land on the drone ship. It's a spectacular video.

Today, a Falcon 9 rocket will launch from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on the 6th SpaceX cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched today carrying the six telecommunication satellites for commercial provider ORBCOMM.

SpaceX successfully launched the THAICOM 6 communication satellite today on a Falcon 9 v.1.1.

Video of SpaceX Next Gen Falcon 9 Launch

This video of the Next Gen Falcon 9 Demonstration Flight includes video footage of the first stage re-ignition done as part of a recovery attempt. This Falcon 9 rocket was launched on 29 September and delivered the CASSIOPE, CUSat, DANDE and POPACS satellites to orbit.

This morning at 10:10 a.m. EST, a SpaceX Falcon 9 with Dragon spacecraft launched from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on its second of 12 NASA contracted resupply missions to the International Space Station (ISS).

Watch these videos of the reaction of the SpaceX employees on hearing Dragon was in orbit and the solar panels had deployed as well as watching Elon Musk's as the Falcon 9 is launched.

SpaceX has released this first look inside the Dragon spacecraft in orbit preparing for its attempted rendezvous with the International Space Station three days from now. The Dragon spacecraft has 306 kilograms of non-critical food and crew provisions headed to the ISS. The Dragon spacecraft also has another 154 kilograms of non-critical utilization payloads including a NanoRacks Module student experiments and ice bricks.

At 3:44 a.m. EDT a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon spacecraft successfully lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Space Station launch complex 40 for its maiden voyage to the International Space Station on its second demonstration flight as part of the NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program.

In this week at NASA the three newest residents of the International Space Station were greeted by their Expedition 31 crewmates after their Soyuz capsule docked safely with the orbiting laboratory following its two day-plus journey from Kazakhstan. Soyuz commander Gennady Padalka, NASA flight engineer Joe Acaba, and Russian flight engineer Sergei Revin are slated to spend the next five months on the station.

NASA commercial partner, SpaceX, is a step closer on its planned journey to the International Space Station. After its rollout to Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was lifted into place for a static engine fire test simulating launch.

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