• Watch live as SpaceX launches a fleet of more than 5 dozen satellites on a twice-used rocket

    6 days ago - By Chron

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    SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, will try to launch its next space mission on Monday.
    The mission, called SSO-A, aims to send up 64 small satellites into orbit on a single Falcon 9 rocket.
    SpaceX's live webcast of the launch will begin shortly after 1:15 p.m. EST on Wednesday.
    SpaceX, the aerospace company founded by Elon Musk, is about to make history by launching more satellites at once from the US than any company before it.
    Around 1:32 p.m. EST on Monday, SpaceX plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
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  • Watch live as SpaceX launches a fleet of more than 5 dozen satellites on a twice-used rocket

    Watch live as SpaceX launches a fleet of more than 5 dozen satellites on a twice-used rocket

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    SpaceX , the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, will try to launch its next space mission on Monday.
    The mission, called SSO-A, aims to send up 64 small satellites into orbit on a single Falcon 9 rocket.
    SpaceX's live webcast of the launch will begin shortly after 1:15 p.m. EST on Wednesday.
    SpaceX, the aerospace company founded by Elon Musk , is about to make history by launching more satellites at once from the US than any company before it.
    Around 1:32 p.m. EST on Monday, SpaceX plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Called SSO-A or "SmallSat...
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  • NASA will reach an asteroid today that may contain raw materials for the origin of life. Watch the rendezvous live

    6 days ago - By Chron

    NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Conceptual Image Lab
    NASA launched a 1.7-ton probe called OSIRIS-REx toward Asteroid Bennu in September 2016.
    On Monday, the $1 billion mission will catch up to its asteroid target and begin an 18-month study of it.
    NASA will eventually use OSIRIS-REx to grab about 2.1 ounces of Bennu and launch that sample back to Earth.
    You can watch live video coverage of OSIRIS-REx's arrival at Asteroid Bennu on NASA TV starting at 11:45 a.m. EST.
    Update : The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft safely entered orbit around asteroid Bennu.
    After a two-year chase through deep space...
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  • NASA will reach an asteroid today that may contain raw materials for the origin of life. Watch the rendezvous live

    NASA will reach an asteroid today that may contain raw materials for the origin of life. Watch the rendezvous live

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    NASA launched a 1.7-ton probe called OSIRIS-REx toward Asteroid Bennu in September 2016.
    On Monday, the $1 billion mission will catch up to its asteroid target and begin an 18-month study of it.
    NASA will eventually use OSIRIS-REx to grab about 2.1 ounces of Bennu and launch that sample back to Earth.
    You can watch live video coverage of OSIRIS-REx's arrival at Asteroid Bennu on NASA TV starting at 11:45 a.m. EST.
    After a two-year chase through deep space, a truck-size NASA space probe is about to arrive at its alien target: asteroid Bennu.
    NASA's $1 billion OSIRIS-REx spacecraft - short...
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