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Roughly 80% of Iridium Communications’ 1990s-vintage satellites are operating without in-orbit spares, further raising the stakes for launching replacements on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket slated for the fall.
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The first reusable rocket booster that SpaceX launched and then landed back on Earth is now on display outside the company's Hawthorne headquarters. The towering first-stage booster, which stands 162 feet above a concrete landing pad, was installed over the weekend. People who want to visit it...
If you have even a passing interest in NASA, you should know about two upcoming events set to air in the coming days. First, NASA will cover the departure of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft from the International Space Station on August 26. Show More Summary
First retrieved Falcon 9 goes on permanent display SpaceX has retired the first rocket it managed to land in one piece and erected the remains on Sunday outside the company's US headquarters.…
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Astronauts plan to install ring to docking port to receive astronauts in commercial spaceships.
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The US SpaceX aerospace manufacturer's Dragon cargo ship will leave the International Space Station (ISS) and return to Earth on August 26, the manufacturer said Wednesday.
Late next year, if all goes to plan, SpaceX and Boeing will begin sending American astronauts up to the International Space Station, ending Russia’s monopoly on the ticket to orbit. In anticipation of the new space taxis, NASA is now building its commercial partners a parking spot. Read more...
The lightweight materials will increase the amount of payload a rocket can carry.
One of the toughest engineering problems ever has been almost completely mastered in the matter of a year.
SpaceX rocket stuck an ocean landing minutes after lofting a satellite.
SpaceX has made a comeback by nailing another seabarge landing of a first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket. Returning from the successful launch of a Japanese communications satellite, the Falcon 9 booster set down on the "Of Course I Still...Show More Summary
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. lifts a Japanese telecommunication satellite into orbit, its eighth launch this year.
The private space company sends a Japanese communications satellite into orbit early Sunday and recovers the first stage of that rocket on an offshore drone ship.