Satellite swarms could increase space junk risk by 50 per cent

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

Swarms of cheap CubeSats are currently being planned by companies who want to bring wireless internet access to every corner of the globe.

Summer launch of SpaceX Falcon Heavy could land all three first stage boosters, second stage and payload faring

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

The Falcon Heavy launch is planned for the late summer.

SpaceXs first Falcon Heavy launch could attempt upper-stage recovery

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

When SpaceX does its first demonstration flight of the Falcon Heavy later this year, it might also include an attempt to return the upper stage back to Earth.

With the booster relaunched, SpaceX has started the age of reusable rockets

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

The Age of economical reusable rocket boosters has begun and to fully leverage it SpaceX must launch a lot.

Success for SpaceX 're-usable rocket'

Posted in Science on 31st Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

California's SpaceX company has successfully re-flown a segment from one of its Falcon 9 rockets.