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SpaceXs next launch will send an HPE supercomputer to the ISS

Posted in Science on 14th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Because the ISS sits outside the majority of Earths protective atmosphere, its exposed to more radiation, from solar flares and cosmic rays.

Elon Musk names yet another launch date for SpaceXs Falcon Heavy rocket

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

Its a new launch date for a vehicle that has had many tentative launch dates before, none of which have actually panned out just yet.

SpaceX's Big New Rocket May Crash on 1st Flight, Elon Musk Says

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

Elon Musk is tamping down expectations about the maiden launch of SpaceX's huge new Falcon Heavy rocket.

Could Tiny Fusion Rockets Revolutionize Spaceflight?

Posted in Science on 15th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

A small NASA-funded company is slimming down nuclear fusion reactors for space science.

Spacex robotics will help drive down costs and increase launch frequency

Posted in Science on 11th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

Two weeks ago, Spacex successfully launched and recovered two Falcon 9 first stage boosters in the space of 49 hours.