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SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites

SpaceX sent its second set of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit today, atop a Falcon 9 rocket that featured the fourth go-round for the first-stage booster and the first reuse of a nose cone. Liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in … Continue reading

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SpaceX launches satellite (and catches nose cone)

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched a Boeing-built, Israeli telecommunications satellite called Amos-17 into geosynchronous transfer orbit today, adding to what’s shaping up as a largesse of liftoffs. The launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida came at 7:23 … Continue reading

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SpaceX launches Dragon to slime the space station

SpaceX has launched the same robotic Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station for a third time, sending about 5,000 pounds of cargo that includes a bag of goopy green slime. The slime, provided by Nickelodeon, will be used … Continue reading

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SpaceX launches Radarsat constellation

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket rose out of California’s coastal fog today to send three radar-sensing satellites into orbit for the Canadian government. Little could be seen from the ground when the rocket lifted off at 7:17 a.m. PT from … Continue reading

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SpaceX gets set for 60-satellite Starlink launch

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says the launch of 60 Starlink satellites is aimed at spreading “fundamental goodness” in the form of high-speed internet access for the billions of people who currently don’t have it. Get the full story on GeekWire.

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SpaceX will stuff 60 Starlink satellites in one rocket

We now know how many of SpaceX’s Starlink broadband data satellites, developed in Redmond, Wash., can be crammed into the nose cone of a Falcon rocket. The answer to the ultimate question is 60. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk showed how … Continue reading

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SpaceX launches Dragon to deliver climate probe

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket sent a robotic Dragon cargo capsule on the first leg of its trip to the International Space Station, loaded up with more than two tons of supplies — including NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 and scores of … Continue reading

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