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SpaceX To Launch Its First Civilian Crew Space Exploration

Commencing the commercial era of human space exploration, Elon Musk's SpaceX will launch four commoners from different walks of life into space on September 15. Interestingly, the whole mission is being funded by billionaire entrepreneur Jared Isaacman. However, the Inspiration4 crew-members will be on their own in space, spending three days inside SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule, launching from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 07:49 PM / by Athira Chandran

Tags: SpaceX, Kennedy Space Centre, Space mission, Elon Musk

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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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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Representational photo: Astronauts in SpaceX's Crew Dragon

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SpaceX To Send Four Astronauts To International Space Station

Moving away from Russian dependency, NASA with SpaceX's 'Crew Dragon' is ready to launch four astronauts, including a Japanese, to the International Space Station on November 14. This mission was agreed upon after NASA's official certification to SpaceX for their successful transportation of Astronauts to and from the space station. The Crew Dragon will launch from Kennedy Space Centre, Florida at 7:49 pm and is expected to reach ISS in eight… read-more

Wed, 11 Nov 2020 - 03:17 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: SpaceX, NASA, International Space Station, Kennedy Space Centre

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