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SpaceX once again postpones the launch of its 60 Starlink satellites; now scheduled for 3 September
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SpaceX once again postpones the launch of its 60 Starlink satellites; now scheduled for 3 September

The Starlink satellites will provide broadband internet system that will work with transceivers stationed on the ground.

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.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launches new GPS satellite for US Space Force
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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launches new GPS satellite for US Space Force

The GPS satellite launched on this flight has better capabilities and security and has the potential to impact four billion users around the world.

NASA's first SpaceX astronauts prepared for 'messy camping trip' to space station
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NASA's first SpaceX astronauts prepared for 'messy camping trip' to space station

Two space shuttle veterans will be on Crew Dragon's debut manned flight to ISS & back this year or in 2020.

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's first national security space mission for US halted due to thunderstorms
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SpaceX's first national security space mission for US halted due to thunderstorms

The cancellation for the SpaceX mission came as thunderstorms swirled around the launch site.

Israel's 'Genesis' spacecraft gets special passenger before 2019 launch to the moon
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Israel's 'Genesis' spacecraft gets special passenger before 2019 launch to the moon

If successful, the mission will be Israel's first lunar spacecraft and the country's first private one.

SpaceX puts Spanish satellite Hispasat 30W-6 into orbit using Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral
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SpaceX puts Spanish satellite Hispasat 30W-6 into orbit using Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral

The American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company SpaceX launched the satellite at 12.34 am, using a Falcon 9 rocket, reports Efe news.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying Spain's Starlink broadband and the Paz radar-imaging satellite to launch on 21 February
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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying Spain's Starlink broadband and the Paz radar-imaging satellite to launch on 21 February

SpaceX is expected to launch two prototype satellites, called Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b, as part of its Starlink broadband satellite constellation.

SpaceX delivers secret government spacecraft Zuma in to the orbit
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SpaceX delivers secret government spacecraft Zuma in to the orbit

SpaceX completed a record 18 launches last year, and it plans to do even more this year, according to spokesman James Gleeson.

Russia admits SpaceX as a
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Russia admits SpaceX as a "serious threat" in global satellite launch market

Russia's space agency Roscosmos', chief executive Igor Komarov acknowledged that SpaceX have come farther than what they had expected and are a threat.

November as target to resume launches says, SpaceX president
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November as target to resume launches says, SpaceX president

SpaceX is aiming to resume flights in November following a launch pad fire that destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket and an Israeli communications satellite it was due to lift into orbit, the company’s president said on Tuesday.

SpaceX again attempts at making space taxis a reality
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SpaceX again attempts at making space taxis a reality

Elon Musk's SpaceX will make a second attempt on Monday to deliver one of two docking rings to the International Space Station, a crucial step in enabling U.S. commercial space taxis to ferry astronauts to the orbiting lab, NASA said on Sunday.

SpaceX rocket booster makes breakthrough landing at sea
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SpaceX rocket booster makes breakthrough landing at sea

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on a NASA cargo run to the International Space Station, and its reusable main-stage booster landed on an ocean platform minutes later in a dramatic spaceflight first.

SpaceX to retry landing on floating platform in Pacific Ocean after success on land
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SpaceX to retry landing on floating platform in Pacific Ocean after success on land

Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX will attempt to land its next Falcon 9 rocket on a barge in the Pacific Ocean

NASA clears Orbital Sciences for test flight to space station
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NASA clears Orbital Sciences for test flight to space station

NASA on Monday cleared a second commercial company to launch a cargo ship to the International Space Station, with blastoff slated this week from a Virginia spaceport...

"Scotty" to make trip to final frontier on SpaceX rocket
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"Scotty" to make trip to final frontier on SpaceX rocket

When a privately owned rocket blasts off for a trial run to the International Space Station on Tuesday, it will be carrying more than food and supplies for the crew.

Prototype passenger spaceship poised for US launch
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Prototype passenger spaceship poised for US launch

A prototype passenger spaceship developed by privately owned Space Exploration Technologies arrived in Florida on Sunday for launch on a practice cargo run ...