Tag: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

Elysium Space To Send Cremated Remains Of 100 People Into Space

Memorial spaceflight company Elysium Space will send the ashes of 100 individuals into space aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Monday. How much does this kind of space funeral service cost?

Space December 3, 2018

SpaceX Launches Telstar 19 Vantage Communications Satellite Into Space

SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on July 22. The rocket was carrying the Telstar 19 Vantage rocket into geostationary orbit for Canadian satellite communications company Telesat.

Space July 23, 2018

NASA Launches GRACE-FO Mission Satellites Into Orbit

NASA has launched two new satellites atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on May 22 from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The satellites, called GRACE-FO, will be used to keep an eye on the changes and movement of water on Earth.

Space May 23, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 Prepares For Thursday Launch From Kennedy Space Center

Elon Musk and SpaceX are in the final stages to launch the newest incarnation of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The SpaceX Falcon 9 Block Five rocket is expected to carry Bangladesh’s first communications satellite.

Space May 8, 2018

TESS Hunts For Alien Worlds: Here’s What’s Next After NASA’s Successful Launch Of Exoplanet Mission

Members of the TESS mission shared what happens during the months after the satellites’ successful launch. They give their estimates on when is the first expected footage will be sent out from NASA’s Exoplanet Mission.

Space April 23, 2018

SpaceX Takes Off With NASA Planet-Hunter TESS: How Is TESS Different From Kepler Telescope?

NASA has launched the TESS telescope on April 18 aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9. TESS is set out to focus on some 200,000 stars in search for exoplanets capable of sustaining life.

Space April 19, 2018

NASA And SpaceX Postpone Launch Of Exoplanet-Hunting TESS

SpaceX announced that it needed to perform further analysis on TESS, thereby postponing its launch to April 18. NASA assured that the spacecraft remains ready for takeoff on its new scheduled date.

Space April 17, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 To Launch NASA's New Planet-Hunting Spacecraft TESS

SpaceX and NASA announced the details of the April 16 launch of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). The TESS will be on a two-year mission to scan the skies and find planets outside the Earth's solar system.

Space April 14, 2018

Can Humans Procreate In Space? ISS Experiment To Study Effect Of Microgravity On Sperm

Scientists believe that reproduction in space flights is a dangerous and unchartered territory in human health. NASA sent human sperm cells in ISS to study its behavior and determine if fertilization and conception are possible in a microgravity environment.

Space April 11, 2018

SpaceX's Mars Spacecraft Ready By 2019, Elon Musk Wants to Put 1 Million People On Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk made another bold statement regarding his dream to colonize Mars. He said the BFR will be ready by next year for 'test flights,' and he’s targeting to put 1 million people on Mars.

Space March 12, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 Prepares To Reach Another Milestone With Its 50th Launch

The Falcon 9, SpaceX's flagship rocket capable of reflight, will have its 50th launch this Tuesday. The launch will be a significant marker for Elon Musk's space transport services company, which is now leading the race of privately-owned space programs.

Space March 5, 2018

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Splashes Down In Pacific Ocean After Space Station Supply Delivery

The SpaceX Dragon cargo ship successfully returned to Earth after a month-long delivery mission. This positive development came amid controversy over the missing Zuma satellite.

Space January 14, 2018

China Gears Up For 1st Scientific Mission Aboard The ISS

China is ready to commence its first research project on the U.S. side of the ISS. The Chinese experiment, which was launched this Saturday, June 3, aboard the refurbished SpaceX Dragon capsule, is focused on how space radiation affects gene mutation.

Space June 5, 2017

SpaceX Successfully Launches Spy Satellite And Nails Rocket Landing In 1st Mission For Defense Department

Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully launched a mysterious spy satellite into orbit on Monday morning, then landed the rocket at a nearby landing pad. This marks SpaceX's first mission for the U.S. Department of Defense, breaking a decade-old ULA monopoly.

Space May 1, 2017

NASA, SpaceX Complete First Commercial Launch From Historic Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A

NASA and SpaceX have successfully launched a resupply mission to the International Space Station. En route are more than 5,000 pounds of supplies and research equipment for Expeditions 50 and 51 crew members.

Space February 20, 2017

SpaceX: A Year Of Highs And Lows

2016 has not been an easy year for Elon Musk as SpaceX experienced some huge successes and epic failures

Feature | Science December 31, 2016

SpaceX Tapped To Provide Launch Services For NASA’s Ocean Surface Survey Mission

SpaceX won another NASA contract as part of the ocean surface survey mission, where the company will provide launch services for NASA. This collaboration is the latest in a successful series that made it famous worldwide.

Earth/Environment November 25, 2016

Falcon 9 Update: SpaceX Still Looking For Exact Cause Of Explosion But On Track With Other Launches

Falcon 9 investigations are making progress in understanding the causes behind the September explosion. According to the SpaceX team, the helium load may have been responsible for the mishap.

Space October 29, 2016

SpaceX vs United Launch Alliance: Theories That SpaceX Was Sabotaged Are Surfacing

Theories of a United Launch Alliance-initiated sabotage now carry weight, following the rocket explosion of SpaceX's Falcon 9 during a launch test last month at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Space October 10, 2016

SpaceX Successfully Lands Rocket On Ship At Sea For The Third Time

Another beautiful maritime landing by SpaceX. Falcon 9’s first-stage rocket successfully landed on a droneship at sea during the THAICOM 8 satellite launch on Friday.

Space May 28, 2016

SpaceX Launches Jason-3 Satellite Deployed To Monitor Global Warming, Sea Level Rise

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully blasted off and boosted the Jason-3 satellite into orbit on Sunday. The science satellite is tasked to monitor the condition of the world’s oceans.

Earth/Environment January 18, 2016

Jeff Bezos Jabs Elon Musk Over SpaceX Accomplishment

Let's just say Bezos, founder of the Blue Origin space company and fellow billionaire, wasn't impressed with the Falcon 9 orbital rocket landing back on Earth.

FUTURE TECH December 22, 2015

Spaceflight Wants To Send Satellites Up To Space With Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket

The company Spaceflight Industries wants to send satellites up into space by using ridesharing on a reusable rocket produced by Elon Musk's company SpaceX.

FUTURE TECH September 30, 2015

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