Falcon 9 Current Affairs, GK & News

CRS-25: SpaceX Cargo Dragon

CRS-25 SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft was launched, recently. It was launched from “launch complex 39A” of the Kennedy Space Centre towards International Space Station. Highlights It was scheduled to be launched in June 2022, but the launch got delayed by over a month due to a hydrazine leak on the spacecraft. Spacecraft was lifted off ..

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SpaceX: Launch of NROL-85 US Spy Satellite

On 17th April 2022, a U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) spy satellite was launched into orbit by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Force Base, California. The satellite named NROL-85 was this year’s second mission of the agency and also 2022’s second orbital launch from the Western Range of the USA. Overview: ..

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SpaceX launches rocket carrying Blacksky, Starlink satellites

The SpaceX recently launched fifty satellites. These satellites are to join the Starlink mega constellation. The satellites were launched on Falcon 9 rocket. About the launch SpaceX launched 48 Starlink satellites and two Earth Observation satellites called Blacksky Global. The Blacksky Global is building a satellite constellation which is capable of providing images of any ..

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SpaceX incorporates subsidiary in India

Elon Musk-owned SpaceX has incorporated its wholly-owned subsidiary in India on November 1, 2021 to start local broadband operations. Key Facts The satellite broadband arm of SpaceX, Starlink, aims to start broadband services in India from December 2022. It has 2 lakh active terminals subject to permission from the Indian government. The subsidiary has been named as ..

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SpaceX launches 22nd Resupply Services Mission to ISS

SpaceX has again launched its 22nd resupply services mission called SpaceX CRS 22, using cargo Dragon 2 capsule, to International Space station (ISS). 22nd Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission This is the second mission under new CRS contract of SpaceX with NASA and fifth capsule in last 12 months which SpaceX sent to ISS. 22nd ..

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SpaceX: “DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon”

SpaceX is to launch DOGE-1, a satellite that is completely funded with crypto currency. Days earlier Musk did mention about DOGE crypto currencies in a TV show he was hosting. He also admitted in the show that he had Asperger’s Syndrome. About DOGE-1 It is the first ever commercial payload to be paid with Dogecoin. ..

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