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NASA certifies SpaceX's Falcon 9 for its most expensive missions

Posted in Hardware on 13th Nov, 2018
by Alex Muller

Falcon 9 Block 5, the rocket's newest iteration recently earned LSP's Category 3 certification, which enables the company to launch the agency's highest-priority payloads.

China plans moon missions and a space station

Posted in Science on 31st Oct, 2018
by Alex Muller

China space program has several moon missions, a three-module space station by 2022, robotic mission to Mars and more.

SpaceX heading to two to four Falcon Heavy paid launches per year

Posted in Science on 27th Oct, 2018
by Alex Muller

Viasat has contracted a SpaceX Falcon Heavy to launch a ViaSat-3 Satellite.

SpaceX competitor Vector raises $70 million to build more rockets

Posted in Science on 22nd Oct, 2018
by Alex Muller

Vector focuses on the use of smaller rockets to put microsatellites in orbit and make deliveries.

SpaceX rocket competitors get some US Air force help

Posted in Hardware on 15th Oct, 2018
by Alex Muller

The US Air Force gave out contracts for rockets Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems and United Launch Alliance to develop launch system prototypes.