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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Crew Dragon atop, stands poised for launch at historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 21, 2020, ahead of NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 mission.

Preparing A Dragon For Flight

The Crew Dragon spacecraft that will be used for the Crew-1 mission for NASA's Commercial Crew Program undergoes processing inside the clean room at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.

On March 19 and March 20, SpaceX teams in Firing Room 4 at Kennedy Space Center and SpaceX Mission Control along with NASA flight controllers in Houston, executed a full simulation of launch and docking of the Crew Dragon spacecraft.

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft for its first crew launch from American soil arrived at the launch site on Feb. 13, 2020.

SpaceX Cargo Dragon Launched

A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launching at 11:50 p.m. EST Friday.

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft is offloaded from the company's recovery ship, Go Searcher, at the Port Canaveral Army wharf in Florida, carrying the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft following the uncrewed In-Flight Abort Test, Jan. 19, 2020.

NASA and SpaceX completed a launch escape demonstration of the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket Sunday.

NASA and SpaceX are preparing to launch the final, major test before astronauts fly aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station as part of the agency's Commercial Crew Program.

Testing The New SpaceX Spacesuits

NASA and SpaceX conducted a formal verification of the company's emergency escape system on Sept. 18, 2019, at Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A in Florida.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that will be used for the company's In-Flight Abort Test arrives at SpaceX's hangar at Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth's carbon cycle and the formation of asteroids and comets.

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket are positioned at the company's hangar at Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ahead of the Demo-1 flight test targeted for January 17, 2019.

Trying Out The SpaceX Spacesuit

NASA Astronaut Suni Williams, fully suited in SpaceX's spacesuit

Experiments investigating cellular biology, Earth science and artificial intelligence are among the research heading to the International Space Station following Friday's launch of a NASA-contracted SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at 5:42 a.m. EDT.

SES announced today that SES-12 was successfully launched onboard a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida, United States, at 00:45 local time.

The First Falcon Heavy

Elon Musk has tweeted three pictures of the first Falcon Heavy under assembly at Cape Canaveral. It is expected to be launched in early 2018.

SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 11:47 a.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 26, southwest of Baja California with more than 3,000 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station.

NASA took another important step Friday in returning U.S. astronaut launches from U.S. soil with the order of a second post-certification mission from commercial provider SpaceX in Hawthorne, California.

The first test article of a SpaceX Crew Dragon undergoes structural load testing to demonstrate the spacecraft's ability to withstand the tremendous forces it's exposed to during space flight.

SpaceX would use a Falcon Heavy which they sell for $90 million. Of course it costs SpaceX a lot less to make the rocket than what they sell it for.

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