Footage from the viewing area at the Kennedy Space Center of the Space Shuttle Atlantis’s final launch into space, which took place on July 8, 2011. Atlantis was the last of four space shuttles made for NASA’s Space Shuttle Program and the orbiter successfully brought supplies to the International Space Station.
Former NASA astronaut Ken Bowersox explains the unique engineering atmosphere SpaceX has because it's privately funded. He comments on other government funded research facilities limited by the bureaucracy they have to deal with. Continue reading
Watch the Falcon 1's engine test at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Space Launch Complex 3 West. The SpaceX rocket successfully launched on September 28, 2008. Continue reading
SpaceX founder Elon Musk gives us a detailed tour of the research facility and explains the technology behind the Falcon 9 and Falcon 1 rockets, and the Dragon spacecraft. Continue reading