Ice cream spaceship

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off on October 7, launching the cargo-laden Dragon capsule into orbit en route to the International Space Station for Nasa's first privately-run supply mission.

The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment, science experiments and some chocolate-vanilla swirl ice cream for the astronauts.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. – Photo by AFP

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon after it lifted off from the launch pad. – Photo by AFP

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad. –Photo by AFP

The rocket is carrying supplies to the International Space Station. – Photo by AP

A 71-second exposure as seen from Port Canaveral after SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully lifted off. – Photo by AP

Media from around the world cover the launch Space -X Falcon 9 from atop of the VAB as it lights up the sky during its liftoff. – Photo by AP

Space Launch Complex 40 is illuminated by a Falcon 9 rocket as it lifts. – Photo by Reuters

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Shahid
Oct 08, 2012 07:59pm
no one is there to comment becoz all them r busy in dealing with minorities. lol