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SpaceX delays Falcon 9 launch of Starlink satellites

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has delayed the planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket with 60 Starlink satellites by a day. "Auto-abort at T-1:24 ahead of tonight’s Falcon 9 launch of Starlink; next launch opportunity is tomorrow, …

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SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket boosted 60 more Starlink internet satellites into orbit late Monday from Cape Canaveral. An attempt to recover the first stage with a landing on an off-shore droneship failed, ending a string of 24 successes in a …

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SpaceX to fly first civilian crew to space this year

SpaceX announced that it will launch four private individuals on a Crew Dragon capsule into orbit around the Earth, dubbed "the world’s first all-civilian mission." It is scheduled to launch in the fourth quarter of 2021. …

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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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