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What is the difference between Russia's Amur and Musk's Falcon 9

Russia is getting into the reusable rocket game. The nation's space agency, Roscosmos, announced last week that it aims to develop a two-stage rocket called the Amur, whose first stage will return to Earth for vertical, powered landings like those performed by SpaceX's Falcon 9 boosters.

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SpaceX delays satellites launch for a day

SpaceX called off the launch of a new fleet of Starlink internet satellites on Thursday (Sept. 17) due to a "recovery issue" related to the mission's Falcon 9 rocket, Space.com informs. A SpaceX Falcon 9 …

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Elon Musk wealth tops $100 bln

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk extended an extraordinary stretch of wealth gains to become a centibillionaire. Tesla Inc. shares rallied, pushing his net worth to $101 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a listing of the …

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SpaceX postpones Starlink launch attempt

SpaceX was set to try to launch its next batch of Starlink satellites today with a couple of Earth observation satellites along for the ride, but pulled the plug about 90 minutes before the planned liftoff, Orlando Sentinel informs. …

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Crew Dragon astronauts board ISS

U.S. atronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have successfully disembarked the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule and entered the International Space Station. SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft docked at the space station at 10:16 a.m. ET …

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SpaceX's first astronaut launch postponed

SpaceX decided to postpone its Demo-2 launch as unfavorable weather conditions in the region posed risks to the equipment and crew.  Liftoff, which was originally scheduled for 4:33 p.m. May 27, is now moved to the afternoon of May …

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