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SpaceX's Falcon 9 pre-dawn launch leaves behind rainbow coloured sky, images go viral on social media
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SpaceX's Falcon 9 pre-dawn launch leaves behind rainbow coloured sky, images go viral on social media

SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday 13 June, 2.46 pm IST (5.21 am EDT) from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

SpaceX's Dragon capsule delivers its shipment to the International Space Station
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SpaceX's Dragon capsule delivers its shipment to the International Space Station

The Dragon will remain about a month, being filled with science samples for return to Earth.

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule completely destroyed in a test launch anomaly in April
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SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule completely destroyed in a test launch anomaly in April

In a hearing, Senator Richard Shelby, put an end to the rumours of the SpaceX explosion at Cape Canaveral.

SpaceX launches its first national security space mission for US aboard Falcon 9
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SpaceX launches its first national security space mission for US aboard Falcon 9

Four previous scheduled SpaceX launches were canceled due to weather and technical issues.

SpaceX successfully completes its first Falcon 9 ground landing in California
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SpaceX successfully completes its first Falcon 9 ground landing in California

Until now, all of SpaceX's ground landings have occurred out of its launch site in Cape Canaveral.

Parker Solar Probe: All you need to know about NASA's first Sun-skimming spaceship
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Parker Solar Probe: All you need to know about NASA's first Sun-skimming spaceship

NASA is poised to launch a $1.5 billion spacecraft on a brutally hot journey toward the Sun.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying AI robot Cimon finally reaches space station
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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying AI robot Cimon finally reaches space station

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted on June 29 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

NASA planning to launch its next planet-hunting spacecraft on SpaceX's Falcon 9 on 16 April
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NASA planning to launch its next planet-hunting spacecraft on SpaceX's Falcon 9 on 16 April

Prior to the launch of the mission, Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), NASA said it would reveal more about the mission at a media event.

Former ISRO chairmen say SpaceX’s launch of Falcon Heavy was more of a momentous breakthrough than publicity stunt
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Former ISRO chairmen say SpaceX’s launch of Falcon Heavy was more of a momentous breakthrough than publicity stunt

David Bowie’s words are currently blasting through the speakers of a red Tesla Roadster floating somewhere in space, with a dummy astronaut called Starman.

Falcon Heavy set to launch today with the Tesla Roadster as cargo: Here's all you need to know about the next chapter in space travel
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Falcon Heavy set to launch today with the Tesla Roadster as cargo: Here's all you need to know about the next chapter in space travel

The Falcon Heavy is essentially made up of three Falcon 9 rockets strapped together to provide one super-rocket with incredible thrust force.

SpaceX signs a deal with Israel to launch two of its communication satellites into orbit
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SpaceX signs a deal with Israel to launch two of its communication satellites into orbit

The agreements are welcome news for Spacecom after a couple of years of setbacks beyond the SpaceX explosion.

US vice-president Mike Pence has his Donald Trump moment, NASA equipment gaffe goes viral
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US vice-president Mike Pence has his Donald Trump moment, NASA equipment gaffe goes viral

In a goof gone viral, Vice President Mike Pence touched something he should not have as he visited NASA headquarters, and his defence smacked of something his boss might do: blame somebody else

SpaceX successfully launches first satellite for the US military
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SpaceX successfully launches first satellite for the US military

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Florida on Monday, carrying the company's first satellite for the U.S. military.

US to launch a new weather satellite that will 'revolutionize' forecasts
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US to launch a new weather satellite that will 'revolutionize' forecasts

A U.S. weather satellite that will "revolutionize" forecasting was scheduled for launch from Florida's Cape Canaveral on Saturday, promising to deliver continuous high-definition views of hurricanes and other storms over the Western Hemisphere.

Nasa launches first mission to collect 'asteroid dust', may hold possible clues to life
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Nasa launches first mission to collect 'asteroid dust', may hold possible clues to life

Nasa hopes the solar-powered OSIRIS-REx will bring back the largest payload of space samples since the Apollo era of the 1960s and 1970s,

SpaceX postpones Falcon rocket launch yet again; cite technical difficulties
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SpaceX postpones Falcon rocket launch yet again; cite technical difficulties

SpaceX on Thursday called off its second attempt in as many days to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on a satellite-delivery mission because of a technical difficulty, a launch commentator said.

‘It's a revolutionary moment’: SpaceX launches rocket 6 months after accident, lands back safely
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‘It's a revolutionary moment’: SpaceX launches rocket 6 months after accident, lands back safely

SpaceX sent a Falcon rocket soaring toward orbit on Monday night with 11 small satellites, its first mission since an accident last summer. Then in an even more astounding feat, it landed the 15-story leftover booster back on Earth safely.

Hello Pluto! NASA's New Horizons spacecraft achieves Pluto historic flyby, then calls home
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Hello Pluto! NASA's New Horizons spacecraft achieves Pluto historic flyby, then calls home

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft got humanity's first up-close look at Pluto on Tuesday, sending word of its triumph across 3 billion miles to scientists waiting breathlessly back home.

It's showtime for Pluto; prepare to be amazed by NASA flyby
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It's showtime for Pluto; prepare to be amazed by NASA flyby

Pluto, reveal thyself, and Earthlings, enjoy the show.

SpaceX launches cargo ship but rocket recovery test ends in crash
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SpaceX launches cargo ship but rocket recovery test ends in crash

An unmanned SpaceX rocket blasted off to deliver a cargo capsule to the International Space Station, but narrowly failed a novel test to land in the ocean.