The U.S. Air model Falcon 9 rocket was launched from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday, carrying a space capsule unmanned Dragon King and the two company Space Exploration Technologies for Space Exploration in the test flight to the International Space Station.reported by Reuters
This task first journey undertaken by a private company to the International Space Station, which cost $ 100 billion in a project involving 15 countries. This was the U.S. task limited by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NASA is investing in the company Space Askplorishn along with four other companies in the programs for the transfer of supplies and eventually astronauts to the International Space Station after the space shuttle program to refer to retire last summer.
The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off and a length of 54 meters at 3.44 am local time (0744 GMT) from launch pad to the south, refurbished in terms of the NASA space shuttle launches.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration depend on private companies as Space Exploration to carry out the functions of the International Space Station flying at an altitude of 390 km.
NASA now depends on Russia to transport astronauts to the station at a cost more than $ 60 million in each one . Russia, Europe and Japan also transport thier supplies to the International Space Station.
If the experience is success today the company Space Exploration will become the first private company to reach the International Space Station is a vital research laboratory, physical and other scientific experiments and technological.