Falcon 9 rocket launch with Starlink Group 4-3 mission – December 3, 2021

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Falcon 9 rocket launch with Starlink Group 4-3 mission – December 3, 2021 Thursday, December 2 2021 20:00 (edit) Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Starlink Group 4-1 mission (Source: SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Starlink Group 4-1 mission (Source: SpaceX) The Falcon 9 rocket from the SLC-40 platform on Cape Canaveral, Florida … Read more

Falcon 9 Rocket Launch with DART Mission – November 24, 2021

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Falcon 9 Rocket Launch with DART Mission – November 24, 2021 Tuesday, November 23, 2021 10:37 PM (edit) Falcon 9 rocket on launch pad ahead of DART mission (Source: NASA / Bill Ingalls) Falcon 9 rocket on launch pad ahead of DART mission (Source: NASA / Bill Ingalls) The Falcon 9 rocket with a DART … Read more

‘Armageddon’ star Bruce Willis trends on social media after NASA’s DART launch

Armageddon star Bruce Willis trends on social media after NASAs

SpaceX crashes NASA spacecraft into asteroid approaching Earth Actor Bruce Willis briefly trended on Twitter Wednesday following the successful launch of NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission, the world’s first full-scale planetary defense system. Photos courtesy of NASA, Mike Marsland/WireImage via Getty Images (Getty Images) According to a tweet by Washington Post reporter Christian … Read more

NASA mission is set to launch and deliberately crash into an asteroid’s moon

NASA mission is set to launch and deliberately crash into

But the true test for this asteroid deflection technology will come in September 2022, when the spacecraft reaches its destination, to see how it impacts the motion of a near-Earth asteroid in space. Near-Earth objects are asteroids and comets with orbits that place them within 30 million miles (48 million kilometers) of Earth. Detecting the … Read more

SpaceX encapsulates NASA DART spacecraft for first interplanetary Falcon 9 launch

SpaceX encapsulates NASA DART spacecraft for first interplanetary Falcon 9

NASA says SpaceX has finished encapsulating its DART asteroid redirection spacecraft inside Falcon 9’s fairing and opened up its West Coast launch pad hangar to give VIPs and mission team members a tour of their rocket. Measuring 70m (230ft) tall, 550 metric tons (1.2M lb) fully fueled, and capable of producing more than 775 tons … Read more

Virgin Orbit bullish on national security launch – SpaceNews

Virgin Orbit bullish on national security launch SpaceNews

CEO Dan Hart: ‘We’ve had quite a extensive dialogue at all levels of the executive branch and with the Space Force, and the intelligence community’ WASHINGTON — Virgin Orbit projects that more than 40% of the company’s business by 2026 will be in national security and defense. Virgin Orbit launches small satellites from rockets that … Read more

Falcon 9 rocket launch with CRS-23 mission – August 29, 2021

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Falcon 9 rocket launch with CRS-23 mission – August 29, 2021 Friday, August 27, 2021 3:28 PM (edit) The Falcon 9 rocket, bearing the traces of the three previous missions, and the Dragon 2 cargo capsule at the LC-39A launch site at the Space Center. Kennedy in Florida (source: NASA Kennedy / SpaceX) The Falcon … Read more

Falcon 9 Rocket Launch with Starlink Group 4-1 Mission – November 13, 2021

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Falcon 9 Rocket Launch with Starlink Group 4-1 Mission – November 13, 2021 Friday, November 12, 2021 10:08 AM (edit) Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Starlink-29 mission (Source: SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Starlink-29 mission (Source: SpaceX) Update 2021-11-12 The start on November 12 was canceled due to unfavorable weather. The new … Read more

Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Starlink-30 mission – September 14, 2021

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Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Starlink-30 mission – September 14, 2021 Monday, September 13, 2021 10:25 PM (edit) Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Sentinel-6 mission by Michael Freilich (Source: SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Sentinel-6 mission by Michael Freilich (Source: SpaceX) The Falcon 9 rocket with the Starlink-30 (Starlink Group 2-1) … Read more

Falcon 9 Rocket Launch with Crew-3 Mission – November 11, 2021

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On November 11, at 03:03 CEST (02:03 UTC), the Falcon 9 rocket with a manned Crew-3 mission from the LC-39A platform at the Kennedy (KSC) in Florida. At the top of the rocket will be the Dragon 2 Endurance manned capsule, which will deliver four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). Crew-3 is the … Read more

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