SpaceX Falcon Heavy

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Poised for Launch with Tesla Roadster as Cargo

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Poised for Launch with Tesla Roadster as Cargo SpaceX is test launching its Falcon Heavy rocket, the first ever launch of the new heavy-lift orbital rocket. The Heavy’s thrust is generated by its 27 Merlin engines, which is three times the number of engines you’d find in the current Falcon 9 rocket. […]

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SpaceX is Launching a Secret Mission to Space

SpaceX is Launching a Secret Mission to Space Another SpaceX launch will happen Wednesday night – but no one in the general public can know what’s on the rocket. The launch, first reported by Space.com, will be carrying something provided by defense and aerospace company Northrop Grumman. Whatever that something is, however, is secret. The […]

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Elon Musk Tweets Video of SpaceX Landing Bloopers

Elon Musk Tweets Video of SpaceX Landing Bloopers

Elon Musk Tweets Video of SpaceX Landing Bloopers SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk has released a bloopers video showing “How NOT to land an orbital rocket booster”. The video shows, as Musk describes it, “the sordid history of how the SpaceX Falcon 9, the first fully reusable, orbit-class booster rocket, eventually managed to land […]

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Blast Your Loved One Into Space for $2500

Blast Your Loved One Into Space for $2500 A company hoping to send people’s ashes into space has announced its next mission will be on board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Elysium Space is a San Francisco based startup self-proclaimed as a mix of funeral and space experts. In 2015, the company attempted to send a cubesat into […]

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SpaceX Launched Mysterious Mission

SpaceX Launched Its Most Mysterious Mission Yet

SpaceX Launched Its Most Mysterious Mission Yet SpaceX launched a top-secret spy satellite for the U.S. government early Monday and then successfully landed the booster for expected reuse. The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket that lifted off from SpaceX’s NASA-leased pad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida was the company’s first mission for the National Reconnaissance […]

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SpaceX Moon Flight

SpaceX Already Has Customers for 2018 Moon Flight

SpaceX Already Has Customers for 2018 Moon Flight Elon Musk announced a bold new SpaceX mission for 2018, flying two passengers in a full orbit of the Moon. This Moon Flight will be the first entirely private passenger flight that’s ever been attempted, without the benefit of broader government support — an achievement with new possibilities and […]

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Red Dragon

SpaceX: Red Dragon Mission to Mars Pushed Back

SpaceX: Red Dragon Mission to Mars Pushed Back Last year, SpaceX announced a bold plan to launch its Red Dragon spacecraft to Mars as soon as 2018 — in what would be the first ever private mission to the Red Planet. But now it looks like the company is pushing back the mission by a couple years. […]

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Historic Launch And Dramatic Landing for SpaceX

Historic Launch And Dramatic Landing for SpaceX Elon Musk and his private spaceflight company SpaceX have taken yet another step toward Mars on Sunday by launching their first mission from NASA’s historic Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center. The site previously saw the liftoff of Apollo 11 in 1969, which carried humanity’s first moon walkers. Sunday morning, it […]

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SpaceX Rocket Launch

SpaceX Completes Successful Rocket Launch

SpaceX Completes Successful Rocket Launch Private space exploration company SpaceX has conducted its first successful launch since the explosion of a rocket on the launchpad in September. SpaceX sent the rocket into space Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. It landed the first-stage mechanism successfully on a barge in the Pacific Ocean an important step […]

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SpaceX explodes

SpaceX Rocket Explodes in a Massive Fireball

SpaceX Rocket Explodes in a Massive Fireball A SpaceX rocket exploded at its Cape Canaveral launch pad yesterday morning, destroying the rocket and the satellite it was due to launch on Saturday. Spectacular explosion of a SpaceX rocket destroyed a $200 million communications satellite that would have extended Facebook’s reach across Africa, dealing a serious setback […]

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