Saturday, 14 February 2015

SpaceX signs landing pad agreement with US Air Force

Cape Canaveral has seen decades of rockets lifting into space, and now it will act as home to the world's first space landing pad. Brigadier General Nina Armagno, commander of the US Air Force 45th Space Wing, signed an agreement with SpaceX; giving the company a five-year lease on Launch Complex 13 (LC-13) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, which will be converted to receive returning boosters and spacecraft making powered soft landings... Continue Reading SpaceX signs landing pad agreement with US Air Force

Section: Space

Tags: Dragon, Falcon, Spacecraft, SpaceX, US Air Force

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