Category Archives: History

The successful launch of Falcon 9 and the Dragon Capsule

Well the guys and gals at SpaceX did it… Falcon 9 launched perfectly and Dragon is on her way to the international Space Station. I don’t think I can recall ever witnessing a launch as emotional as that one. The … Continue reading

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Reflections on a successful launch abort

Like many people I dragged myself out of bed at stupid o’clock on Saturday morning to watch Space X make history by becoming the first private company to build and launch a vehicle to the international space station. I tuned in … Continue reading

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The Story So Far

So where are we now and how did we get here? The commercial space flight industry and Space tourism have a several precursors, but for me this all kicked off in 1996 when Dr. Peter Diamandis first announced the X … Continue reading

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