SpaceX launches US Space Force GPS satellite on Falcon 9

Liftoff! SpaceX successfully launches US Space Force GPS satellite into orbit aboard its Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX launched a GPS satellite for US Space Force aboard the Falcon 9 rocket The launch took off at 4:10pm  ET at Kennedy Space Center in Florida This is Falcon 9’s 11th launch this year, but this time it … Read more SpaceX launches US Space Force GPS satellite on Falcon 9

Liftoff! SpaceX launches US Space Force GPS satellite into orbit aboard its Falcon 9 rocket 

Liftoff! SpaceX successfully launches US Space Force GPS satellite into orbit aboard its Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX launched a GPS satellite for US Space Force aboard the Falcon 9 rocket The launch took off at 4:10pm  ET at Kennedy Space Center in Florida This is Falcon 9’s 11th launch this year, but this time it … Read more Liftoff! SpaceX launches US Space Force GPS satellite into orbit aboard its Falcon 9 rocket 

SpaceX set to launch its tenth batch of Starlink satellites bringing total to 600

SpaceX set to launch its tenth batch of Starlink satellites bringing total to 600 – but tomorrow’s Falcon 9 launch has just a 40% chance of liftoff due to storms SpaceX set to launch its tenth batch of Starlink satellites June 26 However, bad weather threatens the launch – it only has a 40% chance … Read more SpaceX set to launch its tenth batch of Starlink satellites bringing total to 600

Boston Dynamics’ robot dog inspects SpaceX site in Texas

Footage has emerged of one of Boston Dynamics’ robotic dogs patrolling a SpaceX test site in the US. The video allegedly shows SpaceX using the $75,000 (£60,000) robotic dog to inspect the aftermath of its test site in Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX had just been conducting a cryogenic pressure test on the Starship SN7 dome … Read more Boston Dynamics’ robot dog inspects SpaceX site in Texas

SpaceX Starship tank prototype EXPLODES into a massive cloud of nitrogen, but it was intentional

SpaceX lost another Starship tank prototype during testing, but this time the explosion was intentional. The firm pushed the limits of the giant tank using super-chilled nitrogen to see how well it would hold up during an actual launch. During the cryogenic test, the massive structure beings to rupture, pops and collapses, disappearing into a … Read more SpaceX Starship tank prototype EXPLODES into a massive cloud of nitrogen, but it was intentional

Texas residents ‘bullied out of homes’ for Elon Musk’s SpaceX

The residents of a Texas hamlet have accused Elon Musk and SpaceX of trying to bully them out of their homes using threats and aggressive tactics, DailyMail.com can reveal. Tiny Boca Chica is at the center of an unlikely dispute that began when Tesla billionaire Musk began buying up homes and land in the area … Read more Texas residents ‘bullied out of homes’ for Elon Musk’s SpaceX

Elon Musk confirms SpaceX is building floating spaceports to launch Starship rockets to Mars

Elon Musk revealed last year that SpaceX would one-day develop floating ‘spaceports’ to launch its Starship rocket to the moon and Mars – and it seems that time has finally come. A job posting on the firm’s site lists a new position for an Offshore Operations Engineer who would ‘work as part of a team … Read more Elon Musk confirms SpaceX is building floating spaceports to launch Starship rockets to Mars

SpaceX invites public to apply for Starlink beta test ahead of imminent launch

SpaceX invites public to apply for Starlink beta test ahead of imminent launch of company’s satellite-based internet service SpaceX is inviting users to receive updates on when the Starlink beta launches Prospective customers are asked to provide email addresses and zip codes Eligible users will receive a user terminal that captures satellite signals The beta … Read more SpaceX invites public to apply for Starlink beta test ahead of imminent launch

Three new Planet Earth-observation spacecraft to hitch a lift with SpaceX

Earth observation spacecraft, capable of photographing features on the planet 20inches wide, will hitch a lift into orbit with the next SpaceX Starlink satellites. The observation satellites are operated byPlanet, who say the three new spacecraft being launched on the Falcon rocket will bring their constellation up to 18. Planet’s SkySat network orbit 279 miles … Read more Three new Planet Earth-observation spacecraft to hitch a lift with SpaceX

NASA will pay Russian space agency $90 MILLION for a seat on its rocket despite the SpaceX launch

NASA set to pay Russian space agency $90 MILLION for a seat on the Soyuz rocket to take a US astronaut to the ISS despite the SpaceX launch May 30 NASA made a $90 million deal with Roscomos for a seat on a Russian rocket The seat is for astronaut Kate Rubins who will go … Read more NASA will pay Russian space agency $90 MILLION for a seat on its rocket despite the SpaceX launch