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SpaceX Launching NASA Astronauts For the First Time in 2019
October 07, 2018
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SpaceX Launching NASA Astronauts For the First Time in 2019

NASA has scheduled its very first crewed flight by a SpaceX rocket to the International Space Station for June next year. The mission will be the first manned US launch to the ISS since the retirement of NASA’s shuttles in 2011. Since that time, astronauts have had to rely on Russian spacecraft to get to the orbiting...

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NASA Says “Mars Terraforming is Impossible”, Elon Musk Disagrees
August 01, 2018
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NASA Says “Mars Terraforming is Impossible”, Elon Musk Disagrees

According to a new NASA-sponsored study, Mars terraforming is impossible with the current technology. But SpaceX’s CEO Elon Musk thinks otherwise. When we talk about terraforming Mars, we talk about turning the red planet into humanity’s second home. That means changing the environment so that humans can live there...

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The New Artificial Intelligence Robot Launched to ISS
June 29, 2018
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The New Artificial Intelligence Robot Launched to ISS

Crew members on board the International Space Station will have a new friend. The first floating robot with artificial intelligence in space. Early this morning (June 29), NASA launched the AI-powered bot aboard SpaceX’s Dragon cargo capsule on a two-day trip to the International Space Station. The private space agency...

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5 months ago
NASA Camera Melted During Rocket Launch but Photos Survived
May 24, 2018
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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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6 months ago
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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NASA Successfully Launches Planet-Hunting Spacecraft TESS
April 18, 2018
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NASA Successfully Launches Planet-Hunting Spacecraft TESS

NASA successfully launched TESS from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9. The new satellite will search for other Earths. So, NASA’s new planet-hunter is on its way to space aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will spot exoplanets via the “transit” method....

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Launch of Planet-Hunting TESS Mission Postponed
April 16, 2018
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Launch of Planet-Hunting TESS Mission Postponed

NASA and SpaceX delay the launch of planet-hunting satellite TESS. The new spacecraft will remain on the launch pad until Wednesday. The satellite had been scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Monday evening. However, launch teams are standing down today to conduct additional Guidance Navigation and Control...

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SpaceX’s Tesla is Carrying Earth Bacteria
March 02, 2018
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SpaceX’s Tesla is Carrying Earth Bacteria

SpaceX’s Tesla Red Car could be carrying earthly bacteria in space. According to some, the car could also contaminate Mars. Elon Musk of SpaceX successfully launched a Heavy Falcon Rocket earlier this month. According to Purdue University Scientist, the Tesla Red Car could be Carrying the largest load of earthly...

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SpaceX Just Launched its First Internet-Beaming Test Satellites
February 22, 2018
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SpaceX Just Launched its First Internet-Beaming Test Satellites

SpaceX successfully launched two of its own test satellites for the first time ever on Thursday. It launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. On Thursday, SpaceX launched the largest satellite network ever built. Thus, bringing high-speed internet to billions around the world. The two mini-fridge-sized prototype...

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SpaceX Launching its Global Internet Satellites
February 18, 2018
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SpaceX Launching its Global Internet Satellites

SpaceX will launch its first two test global internet satellites next week. A postponement from an initial liftoff that they scheduled for Sunday. With the Heavy’s test flight complete, SpaceX is back to business. SpaceX is stepping up development of its “Starlink” network of satellites. The company will soon...

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