This area will cover relevant news of the threat to the planet from Near Earth Objects (NEOs) including concepts and designs for mitigation. All opinions are those of the author.

04 June 2010

Getting to Asteroids and Comets May Have Just Become Easier: SpaceX Falcon 9 Flight 1 is Successful

Falcon 9 Lifts off from KSC on 04 June 2010 (Source: @RobertPearlman)

This view from a camera on SpaceX's first Falcon 9 rocket shows the Earth far below as the rocket soared into orbit on its inaugural launch June 4, 2010. Credit: SpaceX.

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) had a successful first flight for their Falcon 9 launch vehicle today.

Link: SpaceFlightNow (Falcon 9 Status)

Link: article (New Private Rocket Soars Into Space on First Flight )

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