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Mars 2020 landing site could be a fossil hotspot

Posted in Science on 13th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

“We know from Earth that this mineral phase is exceptional at preserving microfossils and other biosignatures, so that makes these outcrops exciting targets for the rover to explore.”

SpaceX launches 60 more internet satellites

Posted in Business, Hardware, Online on 12th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX sent another 60 satellites into orbit on Monday, one of many such launches the company hopes to conduct over the next year as it works to build a massive broadband-from-space business.

SpaceX and Boeing Could be Ready to Fly Astronauts in the First Quarter of 2020

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 6th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX’s In-Flight Abort test must go perfectly. The test is scheduled for December. SpaceX crew Dragon’s Demo-2 astronaut launch could occur as early as February or March 2020.

SpaceX Will Go To Orbit With Starship ASAP After 20 km Test Works

Posted in Hardware, Science on 7th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Elon Musk indicates that SpaceX will for orbit with Starship as soon as possible after the 20-kilometer test. The timing is based upon building the increased number of Raptor engines.

Elon Musk says prototype Starship will fly in a matter of months

Posted in Hardware, Science on 1st Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Elon Musk has given an update on SpaceX’s ambitious Starship spacecraft and booster, stating that it could be possible to launch a crewed mission as early as next year.