According to the California-based company, Falcon 9 will blast robotic Dragon cargo capsule, carrying cargo and science experiments toward the International Space Station.
This marks the first time any rocket has stood on pad 39A and fired its engines since the retirement of NASA's Space Shuttles in July 2011 on the STS-135 mission to the space station. This is a historic event and one that has many Space X staff honoured by the opportunity, as the Cape Canaveral launch complex was where the original 1969 Saturn V launch took place, sending man to the moon for the first time. "We are honored to be allowed to use it".
It is common for Falcon 9 rockets to undergo such static firings before a planned launch to test all ground and flight systems.
Prince's Biggest Hits Now Streaming at All Digital Services However, the estate sued the company past year , claiming that only his latest album "HitNRun Phase" was included in the deal. Prince signed with Warner Bros. nearly 40 years ago and recorded his most influential and popular albums for the label.
"That is a big deal".
Since shutting down its space shuttle program, NASA has relied on the Russian space fleet and, increasingly, on the private space industry to step in to fill the void in space exploration and to make it more affordable. So far, it has been used to deliver cargo to the ISS. SpaceX also has a launch facility at Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, near Los Angeles.
And SpaceX may soon be ready to continue its recovery from a rocket explosion last September by resuming launches from Florida.
"Given the delays in initiating a United States capacity to transport crew to the ISS, NASA has extended its contract with the Russian Space Agency for astronaut transportation through 2018 at an additional cost of $490 million", wrote NASA's Office of Inspector General in a September audit. Over the past few days, launch teams also tested the pad equipment, raised and lowered the rocket and conducted fit checks of the rocket at the pad. Some renovations to the site had to be completed to support flights of the company's rockets, as can be read on Space.com.
The Meijer Brand Colby Cheese and Colby Jack Cheese were sold in Meijer stores from November 10, 2016 to February 9, 2017. Taylor Farms establishments are concerned that some product may be in consumers' refrigerators.
He said the world faces "rough times", but Germany, as a functioning democracy, had the responsibility to fight for stability. Germany has elected Frank-Walter Steinmeier to become the country's new president.
With poor weather forecast for Cardiff on Saturday, the home side expected the game to be played indoors. Jones' substitution worked wonders and George played a key role in the side's comeback at the death.
Developed by the USA and Japan, the SM-3 Block IIA aims to tackle medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles. Added to them, the interceptor missiles will be a great asset towards preserving the security of the nation.
Burnley could hand starts to new-boys Robbie Brady and Ashley Westwood but Jeff Hendrick remains unavailable through suspension. David Luiz was impressive despite seemingly playing with an injury, and N'Golo Kante was his typically unstoppable self.
She was dazzling, of course, blowing out some goddess-level metal vocals and striking all the badass rock-poster poses. This time it was alongside Metallica , a seemingly odd pairing that nevertheless produced some fascinating results.
Farewell Spit has seen similar incidents in the past, with around 100 whales becoming stranded and dying there in February 2015. A Project Jonah volunteer said they couldn't tell if it was her mother, but said it was a "mother or an aunty from the pod".
Co-op Bank may lose its name if stakes are low
In 2013 the bank was rescued by a group of hedge funds after it emerged it had a capital shortfall of £1.5bn. A spokesperson for the Bank of England's Prudential Regulation Authority says it welcomes the action.
Cross Church Hosts 'Night to Shine' Prom Night for Special Needs
Guests can come from all over the state, but most came from Norfolk and Northeast Nebraska communities or from Omaha and Lincoln. Night to Shine has it all- red carpets, limo rides, crowns, dancing, dinner, desserts, and fellowship. "There are photo booths".