Grapple of Dragon by the ISS crew has been successful. Watch the full video of the event. The coupling maneuver has also been completed successful. Hatch opening will be done over the next day.
SpaceX’s own capsule
Cool SpaceX launches in Ultra HD 4K
This is a cool compilation of a variety of SpaceX launches and tests. It is is in super duper 4K (2160p) If you haven’t the gear to play 4K just switch to the HD format you can watch. Don’t forget to crack up your speaker, SpaceX has a tradition in using really cool soundtracks too!
SpaceX CRS-6 launch event (with full launch video)
Rescheduled for April 14th 19:50 UT (21:50 CEST) and successful. Full launch video The first stage landed on the droneship but unfortunately tp hard for survival (Scrubbed due to lightning) If all goes well tonight at 20:15 UT (22:15 CEST) SPaceX will launch Dragon on it’s seventh mission to ISS. (One demonstration mission and six […]
SpaceX Falcon-9 CRS-5 launch video
With CRS-5 launch SpaceX launched the sixth Dragon capsule to ISS. This launch was particularly exciting as this was the first launch SpaceX tried to land the first stage on the Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS). Short after the successful deployment of Dragon to it’s initial orbit. Elon twittered: “Rocket made it to drone spaceport ship, […]
Dragon V2 flight animation analysis
Lets take a look at the Dragon V2 flight animation. Despite that it is just a first animation, it’s fun to have a look at it and make some analysis, by comparing it with what we already know from Dragon V1. The first thing that springs to attention is the trunk. It is much longer […]
Live coverage SpaceX CRS-5 launch (2e Updated 08-01-2014)
New Launch date: Saturday 10-01-2014 Time: 09:47 UT
SpaceX 2014 year in review
As you can read in the many blog posts on my blog, SpaceX did a lot of development and made a lot of launches in the last year. All SpaceX highlight are summed are summed up in this video.
Earth timelaps with Dragon and and Cygnus
This video is a timelapse produced from 12.500 images taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, during the Blue dot ISS mission. Watch the amazing timelapses of aurora, night skies and the stars clearly showing through Earth’s atmosphere. There aso some really cool shots from the berthing of Dragon and the departure of Cygnus the Orbital science […]