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Showing posts with label Falcon 9 rocket. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Falcon 9 rocket. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

SpaceX's in-flight rocket engine failure threatens NASA astronaut launch debut


SpaceX's in-flight rocket engine failure threatens NASA astronaut launch debut


Article Excerpt: "... in-flight rocket engine failure during SpaceX’s March 18th Starlink launch could pose a threat to the company’s imminent NASA astronaut launch debut according to a statement provided by the space agency yesterday. SpaceX and NASA are currently working around the clock to prepare a Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft..."


Reference: www.teslarati.com

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Elon Musk Reveals SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket Had an Early Engine Shutdown


Elon Musk Reveals SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket Malfunctioned During Launch


Article Excerpt: "... Following the successful launch of the rocket, Musk revealed that the Falcon 9 actually encountered an issue during takeoff. Through a recent tweet, the SpaceX founder noted that one of the nine Merlin engines of Falcon 9’s first stage unexpectedly shut off during the ascent of the rocket..."


Reference: www.ibtimes.com

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 more Starlink satellites, but booster landing fails


SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 more Starlink satellites, but booster landing fails


Article Excerpt: "... able to place another batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into the planned orbit. The first stage, however, was unable to pull off what would have been its fifth landing, instead chalking up SpaceX's second unsuccessful recovery in the past three flights..."


Reference: www.cbsnews.com

Monday, November 11, 2019

SpaceX launched its second batch of 60 of Starlink satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket


SpaceX launches Starlink satellites with first reused rocket nose


Article Excerpt: "... the first time SpaceX reused a rocket booster for the fourth time, which landed and will now be used for a fifth time. Starlink is SpaceX's entry into a new industry, an effort to provide high-speed reliable Internet service through a network of hundreds of satellites in low-earth orbit. The company has plans for up to 30,000 satellites ...founder and CEO Elon Musk said he had tested the network, tweeting Oct. 22 that he was "Sending this tweet through space via Starlink satellite..."


Reference: www.upi.com

Monday, May 13, 2019

This is what 60 SpaceX internet satellites packed into a rocket look like


This is what 60 SpaceX internet satellites packed into a rocket look like


Article Excerpt: "... The 60 satellites, packed on a Falcon 9 rocket and ready to go, will mark the initial deployment for Musk’s attention-grabbing Starlink project that over time will send around 12,000 satellites into low-Earth orbit to create a broadband network capable of providing low-cost, high-speed global internet coverage..."


Reference: www.digitaltrends.com

Thursday, February 7, 2019

NASA and SpaceX reset Crew Dragon test flight for March 2


NASA and SpaceX reset Crew Dragon test flight for March 2


Article Excerpt: "... NASA announced Wednesday the first unpiloted test flight of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and a Crew Dragon astronaut ferry ship has slipped from later this month to March 2..."


Reference: www.cbsnews.com

Thursday, January 3, 2019

SpaceX crew capsule, Falcon 9 rocket roll out to pad 39A in Florida for tests


SpaceX crew capsule, Falcon 9 rocket roll out to pad 39A in Florida for tests


Article Excerpt: "... SpaceX rolled out the company’s first space-worthy Crew Dragon spacecraft and its Falcon 9 launcher to pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the first time Thursday, beginning a series of fit checks before the commercial spaceship takes off on its first orbital test flight..."


Reference: spaceflightnow.com

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

SpaceX delays Falcon 9 rocket's first national security mission


SpaceX delays Falcon 9 rocket's first national security mission


Article Excerpt: "... The launch of the Lockheed Martin-designed GPS III SV01, named Vespucci, is the first step in a longterm plan to upgrade the GPS satellite constellation managed by the United States Air Force's Global Positioning Systems Wing ..."


Reference: www.upi.com

Thursday, May 10, 2018

SpaceX scrubs launch of latest Falcon 9 rocket, will try again Friday


SpaceX scrubs launch of latest Falcon 9 rocket, will try again Friday


Article Excerpt: "... Falcon 9's computers initiated an abort with just 58 seconds left in the countdown. SpaceX scrambled to determine the cause of the problem, but ultimately decided to scrub for the day. The company later tweeted that the issue was a "standard ground system abort" and that the rocket and satellite were in "good health ..."


Reference: www.latimes.com