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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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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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LIVE: SpaceX Launches a Tesla Roadster into Space
February 07, 2018
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LIVE: SpaceX Launches a Tesla Roadster into Space

On Tuesday, Elon Musk launched a Tesla Roadster into orbit. Now, it is waiting for a final boost to propel it into the interplanetary orbit. Now you can virtually ride along with the lonely passenger in his cherry-red Tesla Roadster by tuning in to a live webcast beamed to Earth directly from the space car. The dummy is...

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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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Boeing wants to Beat SpaceX in the Race to Mars
December 10, 2017
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Boeing wants to Beat SpaceX in the Race to Mars

So, everyone knows that the race to Mars has begun. Meanwhile, Boeing’s CEO is confident that they will beat Elon Musk in the race to the red planet. Boeing is currently building a mega-rocket for NASA to deliver astronauts to Mars. Boeing CEO and president Dennis Muilenburg was recently speaking on CNBC when host Jim...

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