They'd REALLY Like To Be Off Omelek By Christmas...
Officials at El Segundo, CA-based SpaceX have told Aero-News the
company plans to launch its Falcon 1 rocket on Monday, December 19
at 11 am PST (7 p.m. GMT). The two-stage Falcon 1 rocket -- powered
by liquid oxygen and purified, rocket grade kerosene -- is expected
to accelerate to 17,000 mph (25 times the speed of sound) in less
than ten minutes.