SPACEX: Private space exploration firm to test fire rocket on US West Coast

Hawthorne, UNITED STATES VIJAY SHAH via STEPHANIE LANG, WILLIAM HICKS and TechCrunch Private space travel company SpaceX is to test-launch a rocket carrying its Jason-3 satellite from an air base in California, USA, technology website TechCrunch reported yesterday. The launch will be scheduled at precisely¬†10:42 AM Pacific Standard Time (7:42 PM London time) from the¬†Vandenberg Air Force Base, located 9.2 miles north-west of the small town of Lompoc. The launch will give SpaceX, one of a fleet of new privately owned space travel concerns, a chance to test out the capabilities of its Falcon 9 rocket. Engineers will attempt to … Continue reading SPACEX: Private space exploration firm to test fire rocket on US West Coast