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SpaceX launches private supply ship

See larger The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral early Tuesday, May 22, 2012. This launch marks the first time, a private company sends its own rocket to deliver supplies to the international space station. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral early Tuesday, May 22, 2012. This launch marks the first time, a private company sends its own rocket to deliver supplies to the international space station. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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  • The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket is seen during a time exposure as it lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral early Tuesday, May 22, 2012. This launch marks the first time, a private company sends its own rocket to deliver supplies to the international space station. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
  • The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral early Tuesday, May 22, 2012. This launch marks the first time, a private company sends its own rocket to deliver supplies to the international space station. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
  • The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral early Tuesday, May 22, 2012. This launch marks the first time, a private company sends its own rocket to deliver supplies to the international space station. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
  • The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral early Tuesday, May 22, 2012. This launch marks the first time, a private company sends its own rocket to deliver supplies to the international space station. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
  • The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral early Tuesday, May 22, 2012. This launch marks the first time, a private company sends its own rocket to deliver supplies to the international space station. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
  • Workers, bottom, check out the engines on the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket on space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral early Saturday, May 19, 2012. An early morning launch was aborted with a mere half-second remaining before liftoff, when the onboard computers automatically shut everything down. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

This launch marks the first time, a private company sends its own rocket to deliver supplies to the international space station.

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