Wednesday, April 8, 2020

SpaceX will launch 60 satellites this week to begin setting up its Internet service

The first satellites in what may one day be a mega constellation that will provide blanket Internet coverage across the globe will head to space this week.

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule damaged after static fire test. Here’s what that may mean.

SpaceX may delay its planned crewed mission after one of its space capsules was damaged during a static fire test. Plumes of smoke were seen in...

UCF engineering students take on rocketry, fishing with projects

It took Tyler Knowles and his team of fellow UCF students a few tries to figure out how to design something that would help hobbyists land their rockets more...

SpaceX supply mission to International Space Station delayed

The launch date for a SpaceX mission to carry cargo to the International Space Station has been pushed back. A Falcon 9 rocket plans to launch a Dragon...

Big waves damaged SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy center booster on its return to Cape Canaveral

The center core booster of SpaceX’s mighty Falcon Heavy, which took off from the Space Coast last week, won’t make it back intact to Cape Canaveral after all.

Picture perfect: SpaceX sticks triple landing of Falcon Heavy boosters; here’s what’s next

Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX has marked another first in its books and in aerospace history: the company landed all three boosters of its powerful Falcon Heavy rocket on April...

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy, sticks 3-booster landing

SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Thursday night carrying a communications satellite, and for the first time landed all three boosters safely on land and at sea.

SpaceIL’s historic lunar lander attempt ends with crash on moon

An Israel-based aerospace company's attempt to make its country the fourth to put a spacecraft on the moon — and the the first private company to ever do so...

Winds cause SpaceX to move Falcon Heavy launch to Thursday

SpaceX suffered another delay Wednesday to its first commercial launch of a Falcon Heavy rocket, after high upper-level winds forced the company scrub the liftoff and plan for another attempt...

Blue Origin seeks more time to develop New Glenn rocket for military

After getting part of a $2.2 billion defense contract last year to help build its newest rocket, Blue Origin LLC wants the U.S. Air Force to delay choosing two firms for...
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