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SpaceX SES-11 – Echostar 105 Launch info

UPDATE: Successful Launch, landing and satellite deployments SES-11/Echostar 105 – Oct 11th This is a reflight: Falcon 9’s first stage for the EchoStar 105/SES-11 mission previously supported SpaceX’s 10th resupply mission to the International Space Station (CRS-10) in February of … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Info on Upcoming Launches

UPDATES IRIDIUM-3: Successful Launch, landing of 1st stage in the dark on “Just read the Instructions” and Satellites deployed. IRIDIUM -3 – Oct 9th Launch Date: Oct. 9th 5:37 PDT (2:37 Eastern) 12:37 UTC Launch Site: SLC-4E Vandenberg Air Force Base, … Continue reading

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SpaceX: New videos and presentation

Presentation at International Astronautical Congress (IAC). Possible cargo landing on Mars by 2022 and crew/cargo 2024. …and the new Earth to Earth concept

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SpaceX: How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster

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SpaceX X-37B OTV-5 Launch Info

UPDATE: Launch and Landing Successful – 2nd stage burn successful beyond that we enter the realms of secrecy. Hopefully we will get some kind of confirmation that the X-37B entered its desired orbit. For the first time SpaceX will launch the … Continue reading

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SpaceX FORMOSAT-5 Launch Info

UPDATE: Successful flight, deployment and landing. Overview: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver FORMOSAT-5, an Earth observation satellite for Taiwan’s National Space Organization (NSPO), to a low-Earth orbit (LEO). SpaceX is targeting launch of FORMOSAT-5 from Space Launch Complex 4 East … Continue reading

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SpaceX unveils Spacesuit

“Worth noting that this actually works (not a mockup). Already tested to double vacuum pressure. Was incredibly hard to balance esthetics and function.” – Elon Musk see his original post here

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