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Your future ultra-fast internet connection just launched into space

Elon Musk’s commercial space company, SpaceX, has just launched a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit carrying a Canadian Space Agency satellite, CASSIOPE. Part of the satellite’s payload is Cascade, a prototype for a super-fast space-borne file-transfer system—a kind of digital … Continue reading

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SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in the Pacific Ocean.

The privately owned SpaceX Dragon fired its engines for the last time Tuesday at 11:42 a.m. EDT – sending it through the Earth’s atmosphere for a spectacular splashdown in the Pacific Ocean at 12:34 p.m. 

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SpaceX rockets into space on a Trial Run to the Space Station. [Video]

California’s SpaceX has launched on a mission to re-supply the space station – the first cargo delivery to the orbiting outpost by a private company. The firm’s Falcon rocket, topped by an unmanned Dragon freight capsule, lifted clear of its … Continue reading

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Historic SpaceX launch Aborted with just seconds left before Launch.

In the final seconds before liftoff, SpaceX aborted its planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket—slated to carry the first commercial spacecraft to visit the International Space Station (ISS)

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Tech Billionaires Plan Mission to Mine Asteroids

There’s gold in them there hills. You know, those ones floating around in space. Asteroids contain many tons of precious metals, making them irresistible to scientists, aerospace engineers, futurists, fiction writers … and tech billionaires. 

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NASA Announces Launch Date and Milestones for Spacex Flight

NASA Announces Launch Date and Milestones for Spacex Flight. In what will be a milestone in space exploration as well NASA has set a date for the First Commercial vehicle to dock with the International Space Station.

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