SpaceX Corporation successfully launched Falcon 9 and its Dragon Capsule in 2010. The Dragon Capsule parachuted back to earth about three hours after liftoff. SpaceX became the first privately held company to venture into the space program.
Haiti experienced a 7.0 earthquake in 2010. Three million people were affected, and many buildings were partially or totally destroyed. Haiti today is still trying to rebuild. Children can view the Scholastic article from 2010 at: http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3753355