Page-2 of Falcon 9 Current Affairs, GK & News
The SpaceX Crew 2 is the second crewed flight of Crew Dragon spacecraft. It is the third overall crewed orbital flight. Under Crew 2 Mission, NASA and SpaceX together transported four astronauts to the International Space Station. About Crew 2 It transported four members from international space agencies and from NASA to the International Space ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The SpaceX of Elon Musk has recently announced to launch its first all civilian mission to the space. Highlights The SpaceX is planning for the launch of Inspiration4 on Falcon 9. This would be the first all-commercial astronaut mission in the world. The spacecraft will start orbiting in the fourth quarter of this year. The ..
Bangabandhu Satellite-1: Bangladesh’s first communication satellite to be launched by SpaceX’s Falcon 9
Bangladesh’s first communication satellite Bangabandhu-1 will be launched by SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A. It is designed to provide wide range of broadcast and communication services throughout Bangladesh. Key Facts It has been built by Thales Alenia Space, a Franco-Italian aerospace manufacturer. It is named after Bangladesh’s “Father of ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2018
What is Dragon? Dragon is an unmanned Cargo capsule of The SpaceX company. In 2010 it became the first commercially-built and operated spacecraft to be recovered successfully from orbit. What is unique with this mission? With this rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS), Dragon has become the first became the first commercial spacecraft that ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
SpaceX confirmed its plans to launch a rocket and capsule on May 7, 2012 in a historic first flight of a private spaceship to the ISS (International Space Station). SpaceX held that its unmanned Dragon capsule is due to ride on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. SpaceX aims ..