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NASA Camera Melted During Rocket Launch but Photos Survived
May 24, 2018
Entertainment

NASA Camera Melted During Rocket Launch but Photos Survived

A DSLR camera melted on Tuesday, May 22, during SpaceX’s latest Falcon 9 rocket launch. The camera belongs to NASA photographer Bill Ingalls. On May 22 Ingalls traveled to California to photograph the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch two spacecraft into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Santa Barbara. The...

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SpaceX Successfully Launches their Most Powerful Falcon 9
May 11, 2018
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SpaceX Successfully Launches their Most Powerful Falcon 9

After an aborted attempt yesterday, Block 5 successfully launches into space. They also landed the most powerful version yet of their Falcon 9 rocket. The space agency originally tried to take off on Thursday. But they aborted the flight just a minute before launch due to an issue with ground systems. The so-named Block 5...

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Leaves Ghostly Glowing Trails
December 23, 2017
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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Leaves Ghostly Glowing Trails

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lit up the evening sky over Southern California last night (Dec. 22). Thus, leaving ghostly glowing trails in the sky. So, SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched into space from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base north of Los Angeles at 5:27 p.m. PST (8:27 p.m. EST/0127 GMT). The mission from...

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SpaceX to Send Cargo to the Space Station on a Used Rocket
November 30, 2017
Entertainment

SpaceX to Send Cargo to the Space Station on a Used Rocket

NASA confirms that SpaceX will fly the next batch of supplies on a used Falcon 9 rocket. It already flew once back in June. NASA announced the news in a meeting on Wednesday. This is the first time for SpaceX reuse a rocket for NASA. The launch will happen in early December from Kennedy Space Center. It is also the first...

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On This Day, SpaceX Rocket Explodes After Liftoff (Video)
June 28, 2017
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On This Day, SpaceX Rocket Explodes After Liftoff (Video)

On June 28, 2015, an unmanned rocket by Elon Musk’s SpaceX on a resupply mission to the International Space Station exploded Sunday just minutes after launch. SpaceX’s robotic dragon capsule blasted off atop the company’s two-stage Falcon 9 rocket from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, headed...

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SpaceX Nails Two Falcon 9 Landings In One Weekend
June 27, 2017
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SpaceX Nails Two Falcon 9 Landings In One Weekend

SpaceX successfully completes two Falcon 9 landings in one weekend with liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California carrying 10 satellites owned by Iridium Communications. The rocket took off on June 25 from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base at 4:25PM ET. It delivered 10 satellites into...

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