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Sunday, May 09, 2021



String of satellites baffles residents, bugs astronomers

May 09, 2021 9:16 am

The train of lights was actually a series of relatively low-flying satellites launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX as part of its Starlink internet service earlier this week. Callers swamped TV stations from Texas to Wisconsin reporting the lights and musing about UFOs.

SpaceX launches, lands Starship in 1st successful flight

May 06, 2021 8:36 am

The previous four tests flights ended in fiery explosions before, during or soon after touchdown at the southeastern tip of Texas, near Brownsville.

Starlink satellite internet service gets 500,000 preorders: Elon Musk

May 05, 2021 11:30 am

SpaceX has received more than 500,000 preorders for its Starlink satellite internet service and anticipates no technical problems meeting the demand, founder Elon Musk said

Explained: Why the SpaceX nighttime splashdown is NASA's first since 1968

May 06, 2021 9:14 am

Originally, Crew-1 did plan to come back during the day on Wednesday last week, but the return kept getting postponed due to bad weather.

SpaceX capsule departs station with 4 astronauts, heads home

May 02, 2021 8:36 am

It would be the first US splashdown in darkness since Apollo 8′s crew returned from the moon in 1968.

ISS swells to 11, biggest space station crowd in decade after SpaceX arrival

April 24, 2021 8:07 pm

The newcomers will spend six months at the space station. They'll replace four astronauts who will return to Earth in their own Dragon capsule Wednesday to end a half-year mission.

NASA-SpaceX Crew-2 mission launches 4 astronauts into International Space Station on a reused rocket

April 23, 2021 7:03 pm

NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission consists of four astronauts - NASA's Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur, JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Akihiko Hoshide and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Thomas Pesquet.

Piece of SpaceX rocket debris lands at Washington state farm

April 03, 2021 9:22 am

The Falcon 9 is a reusable two-stage rocket designed by SpaceX to transport people and payloads into the Earth's orbit and beyond, according to the SpaceX website.

Streak of lights sets off social media buzz, turns out to be SpaceX rocket debris

March 30, 2021 10:59 am

Residents noticed odd fireballs slowly passing through on Thursday night and took to social media to share it wondering what it was. Experts later linked it to SpaceX's Falcon 9 second stage rocket debris.

Netizens react after SpaceX's starship explodes minutes after successfully landing

March 04, 2021 1:47 pm

The prototype made a perfect landing but went up in flames minutes later. In a tweet responding to the short-lived triumph, Musk wrote, “RIP SN10, honourable discharge.”


Meet the two NASA astronauts from SpaceX Demo-2 mission

May 31, 2020 8:28 am

NASA and SpaceX have rescheduled Demo-2 mission to International Space Station with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley.

In Pics: SpaceX-NASA next launch on May 30; photos of the delayed launch

May 28, 2020 6:38 pm

SpaceX NASA Demo-2 test flight launch delayed to March 31. Here are some images from before the delay was announced.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket landing: Here's everything you need to know

May 28, 2016 11:39 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed for the third time on a droneship in the Atlantic ocean. Here's all you need to know.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 launches into space, and lands back safely: Here are all the pics

December 22, 2015 3:13 pm

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday, soared back to Cape Canaveral and landed safely near its launch pad. Here's a quick look at the pictures.