SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk has said at a press conference in Cape Canaveral, Florida, that the company would launchDragon spacecraft to Mars by 2020 and not in 2018 as announced earlier.
It was the first SpaceX launch from Florida since a Falcon 9 exploded on a launch pad on September 1, 2016. And this weekend was the first time that any spacecraft had launched from that pad since NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis took its final flight in July, 2011.
And just eight minutes after the initial takeoff, the first stage successfully landed at Cape Canaveral.
The Falcon 9 was scheduled for takeoff on the Saturday, but Mr Musk said that he and his team noted a technical anomaly just seconds before the originally scheduled launch.
The launch of a SpaceX rocket carrying an experiment from Knox County students was postponed today.
Nine minutes after blastoff, the main section of the rocket flew back to a landing pad at nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the eighth successful touchdown for Space Exploration Technologies Corp.
SpaceX'sFalcon 9 rocket successfully lifted off from a NASA launchpad that was once used by Apollo astronauts.
Other such landings have taken place on floating ocean platforms, as the company perfects its techniques of powering costly rocket parts back to land instead of jettisoning them in the ocean after a single use. This launch was rescheduled to Sunday after being scrubbed on Saturday due to concerns over the rocket's steering system.
Russia, meanwhile, plans to launch a supply ship to the International Space Station on Wednesday. The company also lost out on months of flight operations, and at least one client shifted some business to another launch provider.
Dragon will reach the orbiting lab on Feb 21 Tuesday and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet will fly the spacecraft using the Canadarm2 robotic arm, and NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough will assist him.
But the updated launch on Sunday went off without a hitch.
The Sept. 1 accident occurred during prelaunch testing at a neighbouring pad.
Private family services for Libby were held at Delphi United Methodist Church on Sunday, Feb. 19 starting at 2 p.m. On Saturday, a large crowd filled Delphi Community High School for a memorial honoring the two girls.
Deflazacort has always been used off-label for DMD treatment, but until now hadn't been approved to treat the condition. Announcing the approval, the FDA said it granted the application fast track designation and priority review .
The research confirms previous findings on the caudate and putamen and shows the impact is bilateral, the study said. The difference between the brains of those who have ADHD and those of the ones who don't is small.
His last nominee, Andrew Puzder , withdrew on Wednesday, a day before he was scheduled to appear at a confirmation hearing. Acosta was a member of the National Labor Relations Board from 2002 to 2003 where he authored more than 125 opinions.
The 5th division side were simply better than Burnley. "They're a top quality side, drew with Chelsea last week, it's wonderful ". Win, lose or draw the City of Lincoln should be proud of its FA Cup heroes for getting this far in the competition.
AT&T may also throttle unlimited data connections after 22GB of data consumption, but only during periods of network congestion . This means that one does not need to have a DirecTV or U-Verse subscription to enjoy its unlimited data offering.
I had a bad start, he quickly broke me at the beginning of the match. "Both of us played really well from the baseline". Montpellier is the second career ATP title for Zverev who is projected to rise inside the ATP top 20 next week.
He believes the FA Cup provides a welcome distraction for everyone at the football club and is looking forward to the game. Interestingly Blackburn have lost only one out of their last 5 games at Ewood Park.
Obviously, the inclusion of such an advanced feature would have repercussions, and one of them is the possible death of Touch ID. This year's iPhone would likely be a major overhaul with new technologies that are going to make it a game changer.
Cristiano Ronaldo has set a new personal best for assists in a single Champions League campaign with Real Madrid . Zidane called on his players to shut Napoli out at the Santiago Bernabeu in his pre-match conference yesterday.
Lidl to open 20 stores in United States this summer
Lidl (pronounced LEE-dul) established its North American headquarters in Crystal City in 2015 as a base for its USA expansion. According to The Washington Post , Lidl's USA store prototype is much larger than a typical European location.
Spain's Princess Cristina cleared of corruption charges
She told the court last March that her husband was in charge of family finances, saying: "I didn't get involved in that". One of the companies said to have received money, real estate firm Aizoon, was jointly owned by Cristina and Urdangarin.
United Kingdom woman's 150-year-old wedding dress recovered
It was handed back to the family on Monday by two officials from the sequestrators dealing with Kleen Cleaners financial affairs. Tess Newall still plans to have the dress cleaned, but probably at a lace specialist in London where it would be more secured.