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SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket Launches on First Commercial Flight

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket successfully lifted off marking the towering booster’s second flight and its first commercial launch. For the first time, all three of the rocket’s reusable boosters returned safely to Earth. The rocket deployed an advanced communications satellite, Arabsat-6A which will provide internet and communications services to residents of the Middle East, Africa ..

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SpaceX carries out first commercial launch with Falcon Heavy rocket

SpaceX carried out its first commercial operational mission by launching its Falcon Heavy rocket to place a Saudi telecoms satellite into orbit operated by Arabsat. The Saudi telecoms bright white rocket rose with a mighty roar and spewed thick gray smoke and shiny silver satellite was successfully deployed after lift-off of about 34 minutes from ..

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NASA to pay SpaceX: To crash a rocket into an asteroid

NASA awarded $69 million to SpaceX to redirect an asteroid. The mission is called DART ”Double Asteroid Redirection Test. It works on Kinetic Impactor technique. The technique is sending a high speed spacecraft to the path of an astronomical object approaching the earth. The asteroid is called Didymos and is to hit the earth by ..

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SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with International Space Station

The Crew Dragon capsule of Space X has successfully docked with the International Space Station. SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule The demonstration mission is named as Demo-1. It was a test mission before it can begin taking US astronauts into space. After the successful docking, the crew members of International Space Station opened the hatch of ..

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SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon craft departed from the International Space Station

The SpaceX cargo craft departed from the International Space Station after its successful mission to deliver scientific equipment and other supplies. The SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon successfully delivered more than 2,500 kilograms (5,600 pounds) of cargo to the space station and orbited Earth for five weeks. The SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon craft is expected to splash down just west of ..

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