NASA’s new X-ray instrument in orbit

The launch was carried out with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. A small IXPE X-ray research instrument (a mini-satellite weighing nearly 330 kg) flew into space as the main payload of the mission. It has not been indicated that apart from it, other satellites were also in the hold, after all, of the large SpaceX … Read more

NASA mission launch towards the asteroid. An outer space threat defense test

The start took place on November 23 this year. at 22:21 local time (7:21 in Poland, CEST), from the SLC-4E launch stand at the US Space Force Vanderberg base. The carrier rocket was the two-stage Falcon 9 by SpaceX. The payload of the mission was an unusual piece of equipment – the DART, which is … Read more

Starlink Group 4-1. New delivery of satellites after a long hiatus

Just days after the successful flight of the Crew-3 manned mission, SpaceX carried out another launch of the Falcon 9 rocket. The Starlink Group 4-1 mission delivered 53 more satellites of the emerging super constellation into orbit. The start took place exactly on November 13 at 13:19 Polish time from the SLC-40 platform from the … Read more

The mission of the fourth full Crew Dragon crew adds to the delay

The start, originally scheduled for Saturday, October 30 (local time), was first postponed to Wednesday, November 3 this year. The reason for this change was the difficulties related to unfavorable weather. On Monday, November 1, however, NASA indicated that the delay will worsen, which is related to the deterioration of the health of one of … Read more

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Returns From ISS, Splashdown Causes Sonic Boom in Florida

After a SpaceX Dragon 2 spacecraft successfully splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean late Thursday night, a loud boom was reported in parts of Florida. Jax, a Jacksonville, Florida-based publication, initially reported the story. People around the city, especially at St Augustine and Orange Park, reported hearing a tremendous roar. As a result of the … Read more

Successful start of the Inspiration4 mission. The first fully private orbital flight [VIDEO]

A private mission from the very beginning Inspiration4 it was organized with the widely described, lofty sounding goal of promoting the values ​​of leadership, hope, generosity and prosperity as well as charity by introducing its own crew, unrelated to any government mission, into low Earth orbit. The course of the expedition was calculated for a … Read more

SpaceX Working With Space Force for Innovative Launches Like Falcon 9 With GPS III Satellite; Here’s What It Means

The Space Force is investing in reusable rockets and other cutting-edge technology from firms like SpaceX. NASA Space Flight said that a Falcon 9 rocket has previously flown a new-generation GPS Block III Space Vehicle 5 for the US Space Force. The Space Force committed a satellite worth roughly half a billion dollars to the new … Read more

Falcon 9: SpaceX posts a recycling record for its rocket stages

For space company SpaceX, the concept of recycling old rocket stages is not a marketing move. The company demonstrated this with yesterday’s record flight, in which a booster pushed a payload into orbit for the tenth time. The Falcon 9 stage lifted off early Sunday morning from the Cape Canaveral space station in Florida. The … Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Successfully Launches Food, Science Experiments to Space

After a two-month launch hiatus, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a Dragon cargo spacecraft into orbit early Sunday. This marks the company’s 23rd supply mission to the International Space Station. This one hauled 4,300 pounds of gear, science materials, food, and other necessities. The countdown to zero ticked to zero. The nine Merlin engines … Read more

Intuitive Machines Taps SpaceX For Lunar Launch

NASA will use its Falcon Heavy rocket for the mission. A Falcon 9 rocket from Hawthorne-based Space Exploration Technologies Corp. will power a third lunar lander mission by Houston-based Intuitive Systems. SpaceX provided Falcon 9 launch vehicles for Intutive Machines’ two previous lunar missions. The new project, which was announced Aug. 10, is expected in … Read more