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SpaceX Aborts Starhopper Rocket Prototype Launch at Last Second

SPACE.COM – Tariq Malik, 27 August 2019: SpaceX called off the planned launch of its Starhopper rocket Monday (Aug. 26) after a last-second abort stalled the much-anticipated demonstration flight. The company

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SpaceX Plans to Catch Rockets…With a Helicopter.

WIRED, 14 August 2019 – Daniel Oberhaus – IN THE SPAN of just four years, reusable rockets have gone from never-been-done to almost routine, at least at SpaceX. Blue Origin was

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First Private Moon Lander Heralds New Lunar Space Race

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN – 21 February 2019 – Elizabeth Gibney – Israeli firm is sending a privately built craft to the Moon – and leading a fresh era of exploration. Israel is heading

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NASA to Name Astronauts Assigned to First Boeing, SpaceX Flights

(NASA) – NASA will announce on Friday, Aug. 3, the astronauts assigned to crew the first flight tests and missions of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX Crew Dragon, and

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SPACEX TO SEND PRIVATELY CREWED DRAGON SPACECRAFT BEYOND THE MOON NEXT YEAR

(SPACEX) – We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year. They have already paid

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SpaceX Launches, Lands Rocket for First Time Since Sept Blast

(SPACE DAILY) – SpaceX on Saturday successfully launched and landed its first unmanned Falcon 9 rocket since a costly and complicated launchpad explosion in September.  By Kerry Sheridan “Liftoff of

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SpaceX Plans to Return to Flight Next Week

(GIZMODO) – New years bring new beginnings, and for SpaceX, that means a return to flight after a five-month dry spell. Having officially determined the cause of the infamous Falcon

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Elon Musk Announces His Plan to Colonize Mars and Save Humanity

(WIRED) – ELON MUSK WANTS to go to Mars. And he wants you—especially if you are a NASA string-puller or deep-pocketed futurist—to help him get there. Sporting Tony Stark facial

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Elon Musk Envisions ‘Fun’ Trips to Mars Colony

(MARS DAILY) – SpaceX chief Elon Musk unveiled on Tuesday ambitious plans to establish a Mars colony by sending 100 humans at a time on massive spacecraft, possibly costing as

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$250 Billion to Supply and Launch 1,450 Satellites Over 10 Years

(SPACE DAILY) – According to the 19th edition of the report Satellites to be Built and Launched (over the next ten years), due to be published later in September, Euroconsult

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