Dragon’s Fire

South African-born entrepreneur Elon Musk
South African-born entrepreneur Elon Musk, 40, ended up in the United States because, he says, it's where great things happen. Musk is gambling that his company, SpaceX, can change the world with its Falcon rockets and Dragon capsules by carrying cargo, and eventually people, to orbit.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket  is now two-for-two: It launched the company's Dragon space capsule into orbit this morning.

Here's video of the launch:

And here's video from inside Dragon, the world's first privately developed recoverable space capsule: