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The military wants one-hour global delivery. SpaceX thinks it can pull it off.

Posted in Hardware, Science on 22nd Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

The government never gave up on the notion of delivering cargo to far off places in record times.

Astra Launching Rockets Moved in a Shipping Container Needing Only Days to Prepare

Posted in Business, Hardware on 26th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Astra is currently offering dedicated launch services of 50kg-150kg payloads (to 500km SSO reference orbit) in 2020 and 2021.

SpaceX Will IPO Starlink

Posted in Business, Online on 8th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

SpaceX COO Gwynn Shotwell says that SpaceX will likely spinoff the Starlink satellite network with an IPO. SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink satellites with every Falcon 9 launch. They are four successful launches from minimum global coverage.

Boeing's CST-100 Starliner in wrong orbit after maiden launch

Posted in Science on 21st Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

The rendezvous with the ISS has been abandoned in favor of returning the capsule to a controlled landing at Whites Sands Missile Range in New Mexico after about 48 hours.

SpaceX Rocket Emissions Similar to Large Jets Crossing the Oceans

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 18th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

Sub-orbital flights should need only need about 25% of the fuel. This would reduce Starship emissions to about 200 tons of CO2 per flight.