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SpaceX successfully lands reusable heavy-lift launch Starship rocket

SpaceX has achieved the first successful touchdown of its prototype Starship rocket during the latest test flight of the next-generation launch vehicle in southern Texas in the United States after four previous landing attempts ended in explosions. Wednesday’s feat marked a key milestone for the private rocket company of billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk in […]

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SpaceX ships four astronauts to the International Space Station

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carried four astronauts from three countries to the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning the crew’s six-month stay in space. This mission, dubbed Crew-2, marks the third-ever crewed flight for Elon Musk’s company and the first to make use of a previously flown, privately-owned rocket booster and spacecraft. The astronauts took […]

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SpaceX awarded contract to build moon lander for Nasa

SpaceX was awarded a contract to build a lander that will return humans to the Moon this decade for American space agency Nasa. This vehicle will carry the next man and the first woman down to the lunar surface under the space agency’s Artemis programme. Another goal of the programme will be to land the […]

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Inspiration4: World’s first all-civilian spaceflight crew to orbit

A college science professor and an aerospace data analyst were named on Tuesday to round out a four-member crew for a SpaceX launch into orbit planned later this year billed as the first all-civilian spaceflight in history. The two latest citizen astronauts were introduced at a news briefing livestreamed from the Kennedy Space Center in […]

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Light show across sky over United States were mostly from SpaceX debris re-entering atmosphere

The display of lights across the sky over the US Pacific Northwest was probably debris from a SpaceX mission re-entering the atmosphere, the National Weather Service (NWS) has said. “While we await further confirmation on the details, here’s the unofficial information we have so far. The widely reported bright objects in the sky were the […]

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SpaceX deployed robot dog to inspect wreckage of crashed SN10 rocket prototype

SpaceX Boston Dynamics robot dog named “Zeus” was spotted at the test site of the space agency last week just after the rocket prototype called SN10 exploded just minutes after landing successfully. The latest heavy-duty launch vehicle prototype from SpaceX soared flawlessly into the sky in a high-altitude test blast-off on Wednesday from Boca Chica, […]

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SpaceX successfully manages to land SN10 prototype before bursting into flames

American aerospace company SpaceX successfully managed to sail one of its heavy-duty launch vehicle prototypes, Starship into the sky in a high-altitude test blast-off on Wednesday from Boca Chica, Texas and then back to Earth to achieve the first upright landing. Starship SN10 stuck the landing!! #Starship #SN10 #SpaceX pic.twitter.com/hO7SBVzCkm — Leandra (@leandrahino) March 4, […]

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Japanese billionaire invites 8 people to join him for a free ride around the Moon

A Japanese billionaire is throwing open a private lunar expedition to eight people from around the world. Yusaku Maezawa, an online fashion tycoon, was announced in 2018 as the first man to book a spot on board the lunar spaceship being developed by SpaceX. Maezawa, who paid an undisclosed sum for the trip expected to […]

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Unmanned SpaceX Starship prototype rocket explodes on landing

SpaceX’s Starship rocket prototype exploded during a landing attempt minutes after a high-altitude experimental launch from Boca Chica, Texas, on Tuesday, in a repeat of an accident that destroyed a previous test rocket. The Starship SN9 that blew up on its final descent, like the SN8 before it, was a test model of the heavy-lift […]

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX creates new world record by launching 143 satellites in one go

Elon Musk’s SpaceX aerospace company launched 143 spacecraft into space on Sunday, a new record for the most spaceships deployed on a single mission. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 10:30am EST from the Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. It flew south along the eastern coast of […]

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NASA ignites all four engines of moon rocket built by Boeing

NASA’s deep space exploration rocket built by Boeing briefly ignited all four engines of its behemoth core stage for the first time on Saturday, cutting short a crucial test to advance a years-delayed U.S. government program to return humans to the moon in the next few years. Mounted in a test facility at NASA’s Stennis […]

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Elon Musk: How will the world’s newest richest person spend his money

Elon Musk, the founder, CEO, CTO and chief designer of SpaceX has reached the top on the charts of the world’s richest. The Tesla CEO’s net worth soared as shares of his electric automaker hit a record high, boosting his net worth to $188.5 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaires index. Over the past year, Elon […]