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Live coverage: SpaceX to launch Starlink satellites on Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stands ready to launch the Starlink 7-14 mission from Vandenberg Space Force Base. Image: SpaceX SpaceX hopes to keep the love of Falcon 9 flights going this Valentine’s Day with a launch launching from California. The Starlink 7-14 mission is poised to the second of up to three rocket launches …

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Polaris Dawn astronauts discuss training for historic commercial spacewalk

Polaris Dawn Commander Jared Isaacman (left) and Pilot Scott “Kidd” Poteet alongside a SpaceX render of the spacewalk that will be performed during their mission. Photoillustration: Adam Bernstein/Spaceflight Now Amid a flurry of astronaut missions scheduled for 2024, a commercial flight is aiming to mark a historic first: a non-governmental spacewalk. This is just one …

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Live coverage: SpaceX to launch Falcon 9 on Starlink flight from Vandenberg Space Force Base

File: A Falcon 9 rocket stands ready to launch a Starlink mission. Image: SpaceX SpaceX will attempt its second Falcon 9 launch of the night with the Starlink 7-12 mission poised to launch from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) on Sunday, Jan. 28, at 9:02 p.m. PST (11:02 p.m. EST, 0402 UTC). It follows …

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Astrobotic’s Peregrine lunar lander ends mission in fiery reentry

Astrobotic’s Peregrine lunar lander captured by a camera mounted onboard the lander on its second day in space. Image: Astrobotic The first U.S. lander bound for the Moon since 1972 burned up in Earth’s atmosphere on Thursday. The unfortunate ending for Astrobotic’s spacecraft was deemed the most responsible choice given its hopes of reaching the …

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Live coverage: SpaceX to launch Falcon 9 rocket from California on Starlink flight

File: A Falcon 9 rocket stands ready to launch a Starlink mission. Image: SpaceX Just over six hours after launching the first crewed mission of 2024 from Florida, SpaceX is preparing for another Falcon 9 rocket launch from California. The Starlink 7-11 mission is set to launch at 8:04 p.m. PST (11:04 p.m. EST (0404 …

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Live coverage: SpaceX to launch batch of 22 Starlink satellites on West Coast Falcon 9 flight

File photo a a Falcon 9 prior to a Starlink satellite delivery mission. Image: SpaceX. SpaceX is gearing up for its fourth launch of 2024 with a Falcon 9 rocket set to send 22 Starlink satellites up to low Earth orbit, adding to the more than 5,300 satellites already in orbit. The rocket is set …

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Live coverage: SpaceX to launch Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral with Starlink satellites

The Falcon 9 rocket goes upright at Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Photo: Adam Bernstein/Spaceflight Now. The next batch of 23 Starlink satellites for SpaceX’s space-based internet service are scheduled to ride a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit Sunday from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. SpaceX announced …

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Live coverage: SpaceX attempting modern-day launch turnaround record with Falcon 9 Starlink mission

File photo a a Falcon 9 prior to a Starlink satellite delivery mission. Image: SpaceX. SpaceX is going for a double header as the end of the year approaches. A Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch the Starlink 6-36 mission from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 11:01 p.m. EST (0401 UTC) on Thursday. …

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Live coverage: SpaceX to launch first Starlink satellites with direct-to-cell capability

A Falcon 9 rocket stands ready to support the Starlink 7-9 mission from Vandenberg Space Force Base. The mission also includes the first six satellites that will be used for the company’s direct-to-cell service. Image: SpaceX SpaceX is looking to rebound from a week of scuttled launches with a Falcon 9 launch from California. The …

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Live Coverage: Falcon 9 to follow Falcon Heavy in launch doubleheader

A Falcon 9 stands ready for launch with 23 Starlink satellites on pad 40. Image: Adam Bernstein/Spaceflight Now. SpaceX is planning a Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral Monday night, less than three hours after the scheduled launch of a Falcon Heavy from nearby pad 39A. Liftoff of the Falcon 9 with 23 Starlink satellites …

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