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Monday, February 25, 2013

On Track for This Friday... Earlier today, SpaceX conducted a successful static fire test of the Falcon 9 rocket that will send the Dragon CRS-2 vehicle to the International Space Station. The nine Merlin first stage engines fired for two seconds...generating 433 tons of thrust before shutting down as expected at the launch pad. Lift-off of Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida is scheduled for 7:10 AM, Pacific Standard Time, on March 1.

The Falcon 9's nine Merlin first stage engines successfully fire for two seconds during a static fire test on February 25, 2013.
SpaceX

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