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SpaceX Falcon-9 goes BOOM

Officials issue warning about debris from failed Space X launch.   Falcon 9 explodes over Atlantic, but debris could wash ashore. The Patrick Air Force Base said if debris washes ashore, it would be on beaches north of the Cape Canaveral … Continue reading

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Latest SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch set for 10:21 a.m.

SpaceX will also again attempt to land a portion of its rocket on a floating ship. If successful, it’ll be the first time that has ever been done…MORE

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Falcon 9 rocket launches, carrying Turkmenistan satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL — A Falcon 9 rocket is now heading to space, carrying the first satellite for Turkmenistan.   Skies over Cape Canaveral Air Force Station had been overcast all day Monday, and there was only a 60 percent chance of … Continue reading

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Weather 60% ‘GO’ for SpaceX launch, Turkmenistan satellite

The launch window opens up at 6:14 p.m. tonight from complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.   The satellite was made by Thales Alenia Space and once launched, SpaceX says the satellite will provide enhanced, secure telecommunications for … Continue reading

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SPACE-X CRS5 launch delayed till January 6th @ 6:18amEST

NASA and SpaceX announced today the launch of SpaceX’s fifth commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station now will occur no earlier than Tuesday, Jan. 6. This will provide SpaceX engineers time to investigate further some of the … Continue reading

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SpaceX will try to land rocket on floating ocean platform next week

SpaceX will apparently attempt something truly epic during next week’s cargo launch to the International Space Station.   During the Dec. 16 launch from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, which will send SpaceX’s robotic Dragon capsule toward the orbiting lab, … Continue reading

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SpaceX plans to launch a six-pack of communication satellites tonight @ 6:08pmET

Today, SpaceX hopes to send to orbit some commercial communication satellites from Orbcomm. The hardware, called OG2, will eventually form a 17-satellite mesh that provides constant global coverage. The hardware is compact and light enough that SpaceX’s Falcon 9 will be able … Continue reading

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