Articles tagged "spacex"

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International Astronomical Union concerned about satellite constellations

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has expressed its concern about light pollution posed by an increasing number of satellite constellations in low-Earth orbits (LEO), manly SpaceX's Starlink constellation launched May 23, 2019 - next-generation...

June 05, 2019

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Spectacular visuals in the sky after SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch, first West Coast rocket landing

Residents described the expanding nebula, containing two active rocket stages and multiple shock waves as "exciting," "heart-stopping," "riveting," and "like an alien invasion!" But this was no alien, SpaceX said. All the...

October 08, 2018

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SpaceX to fly two private citizens on a trip around the Moon

SpaceX will fly two private citizens on a trip around the Moon in the second quarter of 2018 using the Crew Dragon spacecraft, the company announced. The privately held company has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the Moon late next year...

February 28, 2017

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Musk explains how to make humans a multiplanetary species

In a talk at the 67th International Astronautical Congress held this week in Mexico, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk finally unveiled technical details of the space mission architecture that would allow humans to build a permanent, self-sustaining colony of 1 million people on...

September 29, 2016

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Jason-3 mission launch replay - January 17, 2016

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket will attempt to deliver the Jason-3 satellite to low-Earth orbit at 18:42 UTC on January 17, 2016. If all goes as planned, the Jason-3 satellite will be deployed approximately one hour after launch. This mission also marks an...

January 17, 2016

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SpaceX to deliver RapidScat wind watcher and first 3-D printer to ISS

A new NASA mission designed to boost global monitoring of ocean winds, improve weather forecasting and climate studies is now on its way to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft. The cargo ship launched on the Falcon 9 rocket from Space L

September 21, 2014

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SpaceX delays february flight to International Space Station indefinitely

SpaceX said yesterday it has postponed its February test flight of the Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, the first-ever bid by a private company to dock at the orbiting lab. The delay is due to technical reasons and a new launch date for the

January 18, 2012