At 9:00 a.m. PDT on September 29, 2013, the upgraded Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a successful demonstration mission delivering the CASSIOPE satellite to orbit.
Third flight of the Falcon 9 and the second test flight of the Cargo Dragon spacecraft. The Dragon spacecraft was the first American vehicle to visit the ISS since the end of the Space Shuttle program. SpaceX became the first commercial spacecraft to rendezvous and berth with another spacecraft.
On December 8, 2010, the second flight go the Falcon 9 rocket took place and SpaceX became the first commercial company in history to recover a spacecraft from Orbit.
The first flight of Falcon 9 and the test of the Dragon Spacecraft Qualification Unit.