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SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship is on track to arrive at the station Wednesday (Oct. 10).
The "Phantom of the Opera" star has reportedly paid $51 million to fly to space.
The anomaly did not significantly affect the flight of SpaceX's Dragon capsule.
In this space wallpaper, Space Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida comes alive as the Merlin engines ignite under the Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon capsule to orbit on Oct. 7, 2012.
The SpaceX CRS-1 mission to the Space Station launched from Kennedy Space Center on October 7, 2012. The Falcon 9 rocket flawlessly inserted the Dragon capsule into orbit.
Skywatchers can see the private spacecraft chase down the International Space Station over the next few nights.
See launch photos for SpaceX's landmark launch of a private Dragon cargo mission to the space station.
The tasty astronaut treat is launching on SpaceX's private Dragon cargo ship on Sunday (Oct. 7).
Protein crystallography experiments in microgravity could lead to breakthroughs for big pharmaceuticals. SpaceX's cargo missions to the ISS are not only a re-supply mission but has the added benefit of bringing up more of these types of experiments.
The company's Dragon capsule is slated to blast off Sunday evening.
See inside SpaceX's private Dragon space capsule and Falcon 9 rockets.
Can you find the lucky shamrock in SpaceX's Dragon space capsule mission patch?
Viewers in Florida have a chance to see a spectacular night launch this weekend.
Virgin Galactic founder pens funny rebuttal of rumors.
Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket will begin a series of tests at the pad in four or five weeks.
In preparation for the first official commercial cargo flight to the Space Station (full cargo load - first SpaceX flight to ISS was a test flight), the Falcon 9 Merlin engines were fired at full power for 2 seconds in a captive 'hold down' test.
Virgin Galactic showed off its passenger space plane in England in July 2012.
See photos of SpaceX's launch preparations for its first official cargo run to the space station.