Falcon 9 Fires Engines For Crew Demo

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER—SpaceX has conducted a static test fire of the Falcon 9 rocket slated to launch the first of two demonstration missions for NASA in advance of crew rotation missions to the International Space Station (ISS). The rocket’s Merlin engines roared to life at 4 p.m. EST on Jan. 24 at...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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