Me with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, October 7. It left the Earth’s bounds less than 7 hours later. 


Here are some links to the SpaceX press conferences that took place from October 6 to October 7. For some reason, Blogger isn’t letting me embed video, so click on these links: 

Dragon Carrying Slew of Science to Station;

SpaceX Ready for Historic Flight

Post-Launch Press Conference; and 

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Praises SpaceX Launch

These links are courtesy of NASA Television on YouTube. I own nothing…except the amazing bitchface in the top video from 38:33 – 38:57. Also, I’m asking a question at 24:34 in the second video…woot! 

Thank you, NASA and SpaceX, for this amazing experience!

Contrary to my facial expression, I was perfectly happy! From a SpaceX press conference, October 6. Screenshot by Trent Faust – thank you! 

Emily Carney is a writer, space enthusiast, and creator of the This Space Available space blog, published since 2010. In January 2019, Emily’s This Space Available blog was incorporated into the National Space Society’s blog. The content of Emily’s blog can be accessed via the This Space Available blog category.

Note: The views expressed in This Space Available are those of the author and should not be considered as representing the positions or views of the National Space Society.

 

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