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SpaceX launches 49 Starlink Internet satellites and lands a rocket in the sea
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SpaceX launches 49 Starlink Internet satellites and lands a rocket in the sea

SpaceX’s Starlink internet mega-constellation continues to grow. A two-stage SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket topped off with 49 Starlink satellites blasted…
“The Swiss Army Knife of Launchers”: Starship, Elon Musk’s heavyweight rocket
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“The Swiss Army Knife of Launchers”: Starship, Elon Musk’s heavyweight rocket

The anecdote is now famous: in 2006, while falling in the middle of a major aeronautical conference in Washington, Elon…
SpaceX will launch 49 Starlink satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket today. Watch it live!
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SpaceX will launch 49 Starlink satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket today. Watch it live!

CAPE CAÑAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX is gearing up to launch its first rocket of 2022 on Thursday night (January 6)…
A sonic rocket launch could be visible off the east coast of the US Thursday night
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A sonic rocket launch could be visible off the east coast of the US Thursday night

If the weather is clear on the east coast of the US mid-Atlantic, you might see a rocket launch beginning…
Russia launches heavy-lift Angara rocket in third test flight, but loses planned orbit: reports
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Russia launches heavy-lift Angara rocket in third test flight, but loses planned orbit: reports

A year after its last launch, Russia’s newest rocket took off again, and things didn’t quite go according to plan.…
Soyuz rocket launches 36 OneWeb Internet satellites into orbit
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Soyuz rocket launches 36 OneWeb Internet satellites into orbit

An Arianespace Soyuz rocket launched dozens of new Internet satellites on Monday (December 27) to power a growing mega-constellation by…
James Webb Space Telescope Rocket Starts Refueling for Launch
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James Webb Space Telescope Rocket Starts Refueling for Launch

The rocket that will finally launch NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope today (December 25) has begun fueling for lift-off. About…
Elon Musk on SpaceX’s 100th Falcon 9 Rocket Landing: “Hard to Believe.” – Cinktank
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Elon Musk on SpaceX’s 100th Falcon 9 Rocket Landing: “Hard to Believe.” – Cinktank

It’s been six years since Elon Musk’s company SpaceX landed its first rocket on a test drive. The Falcon 9…
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