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SpaceX Rocket Lifts Off for Space Station Cargo Run

An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Friday to deliver a cargo capsule to the International Space Station for NASA. The 63-meter-tall rocket [208-foot-tall], built and operated by privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, bolted off its seaside launch pad at 3:25 p.m. EDT [1925 GMT], darting through overcast skies as it headed toward orbit. The Dragon cargo ship, which is loaded with about 2,300 kilograms [5,000...

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