SpaceX Falcon 9 Breathes First Fire at KSC Pad 39A - Successful Static Fire Test Paves Path to Feb. 18 ISS Launch - Universe Today
SPACE VIEW PARK/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - For the first time in more than half a decade, a rocket came to life at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center when a SpaceX Falcon 9 breathed her first fire at historic pad 39A today, Sunday, Feb. 12 - successfully completing a critical static test firing of the first stage engines that opens the door to a launch to the space station next weekend for NASA.