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Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster, Starman make their first close approach of Mars
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Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster, Starman make their first close approach of Mars

An astronomer went on to give a detailed explanation of the close approach on social media.

HBO to develop miniseries based on Elon Musk's SpaceX; Channing Tatum attached as executive producer
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HBO to develop miniseries based on Elon Musk's SpaceX; Channing Tatum attached as executive producer

The six-episode series, based on Ashlee Vance's book Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, will document how Musk handpicks a team of engineers to build and launch the first SpaceX rocket into the orbit.

SpaceX's Starlink satellites assist emergency responders in Washington with internet
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SpaceX's Starlink satellites assist emergency responders in Washington with internet

This is the first public use of the SpaceX-developed internet-from-space satellite constellation.

DarkSats ain't dark enough: SpaceX Starlink satellites continue to ruin it for astronomers
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DarkSats ain't dark enough: SpaceX Starlink satellites continue to ruin it for astronomers

SpaceX's megaconstellation also sets a precedent for other companies to follow suit with their own, without considering the needs of the astronomy community, say experts.

Genetically engineered 'mighty mice' hold onto muscle during month-long stay at ISS
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Genetically engineered 'mighty mice' hold onto muscle during month-long stay at ISS

SpaceX capsule brought 40 mice back in good condition and some of the ordinary mice were injected with the drug after returning they quickly built up more muscle than their companions.

China’s first reusable spacecraft landed on Sunday after spending two days in orbit
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China’s first reusable spacecraft landed on Sunday after spending two days in orbit

China's space program is run by the military and is secretive and its state media have yet to publish any photos.

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.

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.

Amazon's Project Kuiper gets FCC approval; half of its 3,236 internet satellites to go up by 2026
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Amazon's Project Kuiper gets FCC approval; half of its 3,236 internet satellites to go up by 2026

Project Kuiper is supposed to have gotten its names from the region of the Solar System called Kuiper belt.

'Mars is looking real': SpaceX's Starship prototype SN5 aces key 'hop' towards interplanetary travel
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'Mars is looking real': SpaceX's Starship prototype SN5 aces key 'hop' towards interplanetary travel

The stainless-steel craft lifted itself into the air, and travelled sideways in a brief, uncrewed flight before sticking its landing as planned.

US astronauts become the first to fly to orbit and return in commercial crew capsule by SpaceX
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US astronauts become the first to fly to orbit and return in commercial crew capsule by SpaceX

The successful trip opens doors to more people flying to space, what with companies announcing plans to use Crew Dragons to send wealthy tourists to orbit.

SpaceX's Endeavour crew capsule nails water landing, brings NASA astronauts home in historic mission for US
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SpaceX's Endeavour crew capsule nails water landing, brings NASA astronauts home in historic mission for US

Endeavour autonomously undocked from the ISS on Sunday, 2 August at 5:05 am IST and less than a day later, splashdown in Florida.

SpaceX's Starlink satellite fleet photobombs rare sightings of Neowise comet by astronomers
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SpaceX's Starlink satellite fleet photobombs rare sightings of Neowise comet by astronomers

Musk said the satellites had been fitted with VisorSat that acts as a set of shades that keep the sun from reflecting off the satellites.

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule with US astronauts returns on 2 August after historic ISS docking
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SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule with US astronauts returns on 2 August after historic ISS docking

The first crewed flight of the Dragon-2 capsule in May this year carried two astronauts to the ISS on a two-month mission.

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 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.

EU to get serious about its space ventures; will plough in more money in order to keep up with Chinese, US ambitions
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EU to get serious about its space ventures; will plough in more money in order to keep up with Chinese, US ambitions

The EU budget will be used to support new technology to launch rockets, including reusable ones, said European Commissioner Thierry Breton.

NASA will allow SpaceX to reuse its Crew Dagon spaceships, Falcon 9 boosters to fly astronauts to the ISS
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NASA will allow SpaceX to reuse its Crew Dagon spaceships, Falcon 9 boosters to fly astronauts to the ISS

ASA states that a contract modification allows the extension of the Crew Dragon's Demo-2 test flight from two weeks to up to 119 days.