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SpaceX rocket lifts off with 34 Starlink satellites amid six-week NASA Artemis 1 problem

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying 34 Starlink satellites, launches Saturday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  Space X used the same first-stage booster for a record-breaking 14th time after being used for previous Starlink-related missions and others established by SpaceX.

SpaceX launched another rocket into space, its record 14th mission for the Falcon 9’s first stage, at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, just feet from NASA’s Artemis 1 spacecraft, which is unlikely to be launched before October. Saturday’s liftoff at around 9.20pm saw 34 Starlink internet satellites enter orbit ahead of another launch on …

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SpaceX’s Starship rocket starts fire in sheltered habitat during static fire test

SpaceX's serial number 24 (SN24) spacecraft started an intense grass fire after conducting an eight-second static fire test

SpaceX’s Starship rocket starts fire in protected habitat surrounding starbase during static fire test SpaceX conducted a static fire test on its Starship Serial Number 24 (SN24) The test, although considered a success, caused a fire around the site The powerful thrust is believed to have melted the concrete on which the rocket rests The …

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The SLS rocket is the worst thing to happen to NASA, but maybe also the best?

The SLS rocket is the worst thing to happen to NASA, but maybe also the best?

Zoom in / NASA’s Space Launch System rocket aboard LC-39B, preparing for liftoff at 8:33 a.m. ET on Aug. 29, 2022. Trevor Mahlmann President Eisenhower signed the law establishing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on July 29, 1958. At that time, the United States had put about 30 kg of small satellites into orbit. …

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Rocket Report: SpaceX sees demand for ride-sharing, Russia’s weird launch deal with Iran

Rocket Report: SpaceX sees demand for ride-sharing, Russia's weird launch deal with Iran

Zoom in / India’s small satellite launch vehicle takes flight on Sunday. ISRO Welcome to Rocket Report Edition 5.06! The big news this week is Northrop Grumman’s deal with Firefly and SpaceX to ensure it can continue to fly the Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station. This is a bold move that builds on …

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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket as Starship work continues on Pad 39A – Spaceflight Now

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket as Starship work continues on Pad 39A - Spaceflight Now

A view of Launch Complex 39A Tuesday morning, where SpaceX taxied a Falcon 9 rocket to the pad for liftoff with another batch of 52 Starlink Internet satellites. At right, work continues on the launch pad for SpaceX’s next-generation Starship program. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX continues to launch Falcon 9 rockets from Launch Complex 39A in …

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Enjoy the moon! South Korea’s first lunar orbiter is launched into space by a SpaceX rocket

Liftoff: South Korea has embarked on its first lunar mission after the country's lunar orbiter was launched into orbit by a SpaceX rocket

Enjoy the moon! South Korea’s first lunar orbiter launched into space by SpaceX rocket as Seoul eyes 2030 landing South Korea today launched its first lunar orbiter on the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter is nicknamed Danuri, which means “enjoying the moon”. It will enter lunar orbit in December before beginning a …

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