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SpaceX will have a decades of commercial launch dominance

Posted in Science on 1st Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

In 2018, SpaceX could fully master reusable rockets that require no refurbishment for relaunch after landing.

Spacex Falcon 9 Block 5 targets 24 hour turnaround, no refurbishment reuse and relaunch a dozen times

Posted in Business on 30th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

The Falcon 9 Block 5 is expected to be far more reusable than the Block 3. Shotwell said a Block 5 booster could relaunch 'a dozen or so times.'

SpaceX successfully launches its 12th Falcon 9 rocket of 2017

Posted in Business on 25th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Twelve launches in one year puts SpaceX ahead of its closes competitor in 2017, the Russian state space agency.

$30 billion Small Satellite market from 2017 to 2026

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

More than 6,200 smallsats are to be launched in the next 10 years, with the market value expected to reach up to $30.1 billion.

NASA completes space communications network

Posted in Science on 20th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

NASA's next-generation orbital tracking and communications network has been completed.