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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
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.
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
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)
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.
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.