Space debris falling through night sky in US.

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US: Night Sky Blaze With Fireballs, Turns Out Space Debris

Stargazers were left in awe after the night sky over the US states of Washington and Oregon was lit by streams of fireballs on March 26. Initially assumed to be a meteor shower, Astronomer Jonathan McDowell from National Weather Service tweeted that it was space debris. Several other experts clarified that the debris was from SpaceX's Falcon 9 launch in early March, which was reentering Earth.

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 06:11 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: SpaceX, Falcon 9, Washington, oregon, Meteor Shower, Space Debris

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Falcon 9 launched from Kennedy Space Centre, Florida.

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SpaceX Sets Record Of 9 Lift-Offs Of Falcon 9 With First-Stage Booster

In a record-extending incident, Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's reusable rocket Falcon 9 used the first-stage booster for a record ninth time as it lifted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Centre on March 14. The aerospace company achieved this feat during the launch of 60 satellites under its ambitious Starlink satellite internet project. The highly efficient booster has previously supported many launches including Crew Dragon Demo-1, RADARSAT… read-more

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: SpaceX, Falcon 9, First Stage Booster, Crew Dragon, Starlink, Kennedy Space Centre

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SpaceX To Launch World’s First Commercial Astronaut Space Mission

Elon Musk-owned aerospace company SpaceX will launch the first-ever commercial astronaut mission into the earth's orbit, with civilians aboard the Dragon spacecraft. Reportedly, the unique space mission will admit three people, besides having US billionaire Jared Isaacman as the space commander. The four crew members will undergo preparedness training on SpaceX's Falcon 9 and Dragon spacecraft. Reportedly, Isaacman aims to raise $200 million… read-more

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 11:41 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Elon Musk, SpaceX, Dragon Spacecraft, Falcon 9, Kennedy Space Centre

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Long exposure shot of SpaceX's Starlink launch.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 Creates Record; Reused For Seven Successful Launches

Elon Musk's SpaceX has successfully launched the latest installment of Starlink satellites on November 24. Interestingly, it broke its previous reusability record by using the Falcon 9 booster for the seventh time. The launch took-off at 9:13 PM EST from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The launch added 60 more satellites to the existing 1000 in the orbit. Moreover, the mission… read-more

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 11:39 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: SpaceX, Elon Musk, Starlink Mission, Falcon 9

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SpaceX's Falcon lift-off.

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SpaceX Crew-1 Mission Gets Delayed; Catch it Live, Here's How

SpaceX's first crew rotation launch which was scheduled for November 14, has been postponed due to the tropical storm, 'Eta', and is now expected to be launched on November 15. Reportedly, the reason for the delay was the lack-of-time to place the rocket Falcon 9's landing-platform in the Atlantic ocean due to the storm. The livestream of the lift-off is on November 16 at 5:57 a.m (IST) on NASA's official YouTube channel and social-media… read-more

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 11:40 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: NASA, SpaceX, Falcon 9, Kennedy Space Centre

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