MISSION HIGHLIGHTS | SpaceX CRS-2 Mission to Space Station


Published on Aug 19, 2013

Video highlights from SpaceX’s second CRS (Commercial Resupply Services) mission to the International Space Station.



Students Test Flame In Space | Video


Published on Jun 12, 2013

Fire behaves very differently in space. How different fuels achieve combustion in the microgravity of orbit is under study at the University of California’s San Diego School of Engineering.


NASA Dryden Welcomes SNC’s Dream Chaser for Testing


Published on May 16, 2013

Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) Space Systems’ Dream Chaser test flight craft, also known as an engineering test article, arrived at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., May 15 to begin tests of its flight and runway landing systems.
With its wings and tail structure removed and shrouded in plastic wrap, the test article was transported from the company’s facility in Louisville, Colo., atop a flatbed truck and trailer. The five-state journey took about five days to complete.


SpaceX Dragon, NASA Science Cargo Back On Dry Land


Published on Mar 28, 2013

The SpaceX Dragon capsule has returned to California, after splashdown in the Pacific Ocean March 26 a few hundred miles west of Baja California following its International Space Station resupply mission. Currently the only spacecraft able to return a significant amount of cargo to Earth, the Dragon capsule will now be trucked overland to SpaceX’s test facility in Texas for post-flight processing.