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 An Intuitive Machines spacecraft is on its way to the moon Feb. 15 in the company’s quest to be the first commercial entity to successfully land on the lunar surface. A SpaceX Falcon 9 lifted off at 1:05 a.m. Eastern...
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Jan 04, 2024
In a significant leap for mobile connectivity, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket has successfully launched the first set of Starlink satellites equipped with Direct to Cell capabilities, as reported by T-Mobile. This launch, part of the livestreamed event last night, marks a pivotal step in the Coverage Above and Beyond initiative, a joint venture between T-Mobile and SpaceX. This ambitious project aims

Los Angeles CA (SPX) Dec 01, 2023
The Department of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office, in collaboration with the United States Space Force (USSF) and SpaceX, is in the final stages of preparation for the launch of the seventh mission of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, known as OTV-7. Scheduled for December 10, 2023, this mission, designated USSF-52, marks a significant milestone in the history of U.S. military space operat

Washington DC (UPI) Nov 18, 2021
SpaceX's Starship spacecraft test launch ended with "rapid unscheduled disassembly," Saturday when the booster stage and spacecraft disintegrated shortly after completing a successful stage separation. The Starship test launch was originally planned for Friday but had to be delayed as technicians replaced a grid fin actuator, according to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. In April, the first

Washington DC (UPI) Sep 16, 2023
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 22 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida late Friday. The launch at 11:38 p.m. EDT was confirmed by SpaceX, which said it was the fifth flight for the first stage booster used in the mission. It had previously launched Crew-6, SES O3b mPOWER, and two earlier Starlink missions
Waushington DC (UPI) Aug 07, 2023
SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket with another payload of Starlink satellites into space from Florida late Sunday. The rocket launched at 10:41 p.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, sending the 22 satellites into low-Earth orbit where they will join Starlink's constellation of thousands of orbitals that provide high-speed, low-latency Int
Muon Space, a space technology company, has been granted an option to expand its contract with the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLMC) to gather ionospheric data through its MuSat-2 satellite mission. The Department of Defense (DoD) will...
The United Launch Alliance (ULA) has successfully launched the National Reconnaissance Office's (NRO) NROL-68 satellite on June 22, 2023, from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The launch was the second-to-last rocket mission for the ULA Delta IV...
NASA has announced that it has signed unfunded Space Act agreements with seven companies, including SpaceX, Blue Origin and Northrop Grumman, on projects related to human spaceflight and the commercial Low Earth Orbit (LEO) economy. The agreements are part...
Space exploration is the ultimate frontier to discover new scientific and technical limits; however, inefficient designs, long lead times and incompatible components restrict access to space. Space Products and Innovation (SPiN), thanks to the support provided by the incubation...