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Old September 29 2013, 10:02 PM   #1
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29 September 2013, great day for private spaceflight

So, today:
1. Orbital Sciences became the second private company to dock their spacecraft with the ISS.
2. SpaceX:
- Successfully launched their first Falcon 9 for a private customer
- Inaugurated the new Falcon 9 with the sexy engine arrangement (you can't tell I am a fan)
- Tested refiring the engines after stage separation for rocket re-entry, moving further towards reusable rockets after the recent Grasshopper tests (no, they didn't recover the rocket, sadly)
R.I.P. Cadet James T. Kirk (-1651)
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