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SpaceX Crew Dragon escape test success could lead to Spring crewed flight

SpaceX Crew Dragon escape test success could lead to Spring crewed flight

By now, SpaceX is quite famous for launching rockets that land safely back on earth to be reused again. Last Sunday, however, it let a Falcon 9 rocket explode and actually got congratulated for it.
SpaceX Crew Dragon escape test success could lead to Spring crewed flight

SpaceX Crew Dragon escape test success could lead to Spring crewed flight

By now, SpaceX is quite famous for launching rockets that land safely back on earth to be reused again. Last Sunday, however, it let a Falcon 9 rocket explode and actually got congratulated for it.
Missile warfare is a growing threat to civilian airliners

Missile warfare is a growing threat to civilian airliners

Air defense systems may be as dangerous to civilians as the missiles they are intended to intercept.
SpaceX aims to appease astronomers in latest Starlink satellite launch

SpaceX aims to appease astronomers in latest Starlink satellite launch

Astronomers have proven the most dedicated foes of Elon Musk's satellite plans
2020 is the year of the $1 trillion space economy

2020 is the year of the $1 trillion space economy

The private revolution in space is upon us.
China hits major milestone with launch of Long March 5 rocket

China hits major milestone with launch of Long March 5 rocket

China's oft-delayed Long March 5 rocket program hit a major milestone on Friday when it sent a communications satellite into Earth orbit. The rocket is expected to play a major role in China's space
Corona Spy Satellite: The Humble Beginning of Satellite Espionage

Corona Spy Satellite: The Humble Beginning of Satellite Espionage

There is not a square-inch of earth that has not been photographed and mapped by satellites today. These spying eyes, flying hundreds of miles above the earth’s surface are capable of imaging the
Jetman Yves Rossy vertical take-off looks almost too relaxing

Jetman Yves Rossy vertical take-off looks almost too relaxing

There is no shortage of people trying to create ways for mankind to fly on their own. Pretty much like the Wright Brothers, these people are both admired and ridiculed. These days, however, it’s no
Jetman Yves Rossy vertical take-off looks almost too relaxing

Jetman Yves Rossy vertical take-off looks almost too relaxing

There is no shortage of people trying to create ways for mankind to fly on their own. Pretty much like the Wright Brothers, these people are both admired and ridiculed. These days, however, it’s no
Boeing Starliner lands safely on the ground after rocky launch

Boeing Starliner lands safely on the ground after rocky launch

Elon Musk’s SpaceX may have the lion’s share of successful landings of rockets but rival Boeing is calling dibs on a different sort of landing. Its CST-100 Starliner was supposed to rendezvous with
Boeing Starliner lands safely on the ground after rocky launch

Boeing Starliner lands safely on the ground after rocky launch

Elon Musk’s SpaceX may have the lion’s share of successful landings of rockets but rival Boeing is calling dibs on a different sort of landing. Its CST-100 Starliner was supposed to rendezvous with

Europe’s space agency just launched a satellite to study planets outside our solar system

The European Space Agency (ESA) launched a satellite early this morning aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket that took off from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana. Atop the Soyuz is the so-called
SpaceX’s satellite launch on Monday almost went perfectly… almost

SpaceX’s satellite launch on Monday almost went perfectly… almost

SpaceX has had an incredibly busy year. The company has been sticking to a schedule of satellite launches for a variety of clients, while also continuing to develop its Starship rocket-of-the-future,
SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket and lands the booster, but misses the fairing catch

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket and lands the booster, but misses the fairing catch

SpaceX has successfully launched its 13th rocket this year, and its 11th Falcon 9 (the company also flew two Falcon Heavy missions in 2019). The launch included the re-use of a twice flown Falcon 9
NASA purposefully blew a hole in world's largest rocket fuel tank

NASA purposefully blew a hole in world's largest rocket fuel tank

The test was another important step in NASA's Artemis program, which aims to send people back to the moon by 2024.
Jeff Bezos’ rocket-maker aims for its third launch in 2019

Jeff Bezos’ rocket-maker aims for its third launch in 2019

But when will they put an astronaut onboard?
NASA broke the SLS fuel tank, but swears it did it on purpose

NASA broke the SLS fuel tank, but swears it did it on purpose

NASA Space Launch System, the rocket system that will eventually provide the means for the space agency to send spacecraft and astronauts to the Moon, is a very big deal. The project has been in the

Rocket Lab launches 10th Electron mission with successful rocket booster re-entry

Rocket Lab launched its tenth Electron spacecraft on Friday morning, successfully delivering payloads for clients Spaceflight and Alba Orbital. The launch company also had an important secondary