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NASA-ESA launch Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite to monitor the oceans
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NASA-ESA launch Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite to monitor the oceans

Both the satellites are designed to last for five-and-a-half years but could provide data for far longer.

Spacex Crew-1 mission is a success, Falcon 9 safely launches four astronauts to the ISS
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Spacex Crew-1 mission is a success, Falcon 9 safely launches four astronauts to the ISS

The flight to the space station — 27 1/2 hours door to door — should be entirely automated, although the crew can take control if needed

Planet Labs' SkySat fleet of sub-metre imaging satellites now complete, largest in the world
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Planet Labs' SkySat fleet of sub-metre imaging satellites now complete, largest in the world

With the three newest members up in orbit, the final SkySat constellation of 21 was completed.

SpaceX sets record with sixth reuse of Falcon 9 first-stage on a Starlink satellite launch
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SpaceX sets record with sixth reuse of Falcon 9 first-stage on a Starlink satellite launch

The launch also made use of a re-flown payload fairing, recovered from SpaceX's fourth Starlink satellite launch.

Second SpaceX astronaut mission pushed to 23 October due to spacecraft 'traffic', ISS needs
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Second SpaceX astronaut mission pushed to 23 October due to spacecraft 'traffic', ISS needs

The commercial mission will be the first to the ISS with NASA certification, following the successful Demo-2 mission.

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Bob Behnken to take part in second spacewalk at 5 pm IST today: How to watch it live
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NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy, Bob Behnken to take part in second spacewalk at 5 pm IST today: How to watch it live

The spacewalk is being conducted to swap out six nickel-hydrogen batteries with three lithium-ion batteries and will last six-seven hours.

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.

ISRO congratulates NASA, SpaceX on a job well done on the 'historic' launch of US astronauts to ISS
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ISRO congratulates NASA, SpaceX on a job well done on the 'historic' launch of US astronauts to ISS

This launch marked the first time a privately built and owned spacecraft carried NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.

SpaceX's new Starship prototype rocket exploded during ground tests, no injuries reported
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SpaceX's new Starship prototype rocket exploded during ground tests, no injuries reported

The Starship rocket stands at 120 metres and is designed to carry humans and 90,718 kgs of cargo to the moon and Mars.

A decade in the making: After a few stumbles and explosions, NASA will launch its astronauts to the ISS on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST
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A decade in the making: After a few stumbles and explosions, NASA will launch its astronauts to the ISS on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will blast off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center launchpad.

NASA astronauts complete their dress rehearsal before their SpaceX launch to the ISS on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST
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NASA astronauts complete their dress rehearsal before their SpaceX launch to the ISS on Sunday, 31 May, 12.52 am IST

They will board the SpaceX Dragon capsule on top of the Falcon 9 rocket and it will be the first astronaut launch from the Kennedy Space Center since 2011.

SpaceX launches, lands Falcon 9 in their closest attempt at a fully-reusable launch so far
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SpaceX launches, lands Falcon 9 in their closest attempt at a fully-reusable launch so far

SpaceX’s boats — Ms Tree and Ms Chief — weren't able to snap up the rocket’s nose cone with giant nets.

SpaceX launches its Crew Dragon with 'mighty' mice, beer barley, robot named Cimon onboard
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SpaceX launches its Crew Dragon with 'mighty' mice, beer barley, robot named Cimon onboard

Cimon will spend upto three years in space and is designed to show empathy to its colleagues in orbit.

Launch of satellite Amos-17 gets space arch rivals SpaceX and Boeing to work together
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Launch of satellite Amos-17 gets space arch rivals SpaceX and Boeing to work together

Amos-17, has a life span of 20 years and will soon join three other Spacecom satellites that are in operation.

Historic: SpaceX grabs Falcon 9 fairing for reuse after launch of Israeli AMOS-17 satellite
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Historic: SpaceX grabs Falcon 9 fairing for reuse after launch of Israeli AMOS-17 satellite

SpaceX retired the rest of the thrice-used Falcon 9 from service after the 87-minute launch sequence.

SpaceX defers launch of Israeli AMOS-17 satellite after spotting a fault in Falcon 9
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SpaceX defers launch of Israeli AMOS-17 satellite after spotting a fault in Falcon 9

The Falcon 9 is now scheduled to carry the advanced communication satellite to orbit on 6 August.

DRDO chief Satheesh Reddy says APJ Abdul Kalam advised to work on reusable missiles system, month before demise
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DRDO chief Satheesh Reddy says APJ Abdul Kalam advised to work on reusable missiles system, month before demise

A month before his demise, former President APJ Abdul Kalam had advised DRDO chief to work on reusable missiles system that can deliver a payload.

SpaceX launches used Dragon capsule on 18th commercial resupply to space station
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SpaceX launches used Dragon capsule on 18th commercial resupply to space station

The successful launch marked the 18th mission under SpaceX's commercial resupply contract with NASA.

SpaceX says its internet satellites will be less visible once they reach final orbit
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SpaceX says its internet satellites will be less visible once they reach final orbit

Astronomers fear that SpaceX' satellites, could ruin observation of the skies from telescopes.

Star Caravan: SpaceX Starlink satellites spark UFO frenzy among Dutch astronomers
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Star Caravan: SpaceX Starlink satellites spark UFO frenzy among Dutch astronomers

Over 150 sightings described the Starlink trail as a 'bizarre train of lights moving at constant speed'.