SpaceX’s Falcon 1 waiting patiently

SpaceX, the company funded and founded by Elon Musk with $100 million from his personal fortune is ready to make space more accessible. Well, after waiting on the launch pad for several days they’ve had to delay the launch while they await for a fresh supply of liquid oxygen to arrive from Hawaii to their launch site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific Ocean’s Marshall Islands.

SpaceX claims to be able to reduce the cost of flying into space to about half of current prices. That would position the company well in the satellite launch business, provided of course that the Falcon rockets can build a good success record.
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