SpaceX-NASA collaboration makes history

#Elon Musk and #SpaceX made history this morning with the launch of a Dragon spacecraft from the #NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It represents the first time the storied facility was used for a commercial launch. The Kennedy Space Center launchpad 39A was last used in 2011 for the launch of Atlantis, at the end of NASA’s space shuttle program. Today’s first commercial run won’t be its last, however, as the NASA facility is converted to a multipurpose commercial spaceport. Maintaining and using existing assets is another aspect of the ongoing collaborations between SpaceX and NASA.

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Anya Wassenberg

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