SpaceX Current Affairs - 2019

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SpaceX launches First 60 satellites of its ‘Starlink’ Constellation

SpaceX launched a rocket carrying the first 60 satellites of its ‘Starlink’ constellation, from Cape Canaveral, Florida in US. The SpaceX’s new array of Starlink communication satellites is intended to provide Internet from space Key Highlights Launch Vehicle: The launch was conducted by SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets which began to release the satellites at an Read More…

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SpaceX launches Cargo Mission for NASA to ISS

SpaceX successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft on a cargo mission for NASA to International Space Station (ISS). About Mission This is SpaceX’s fifth launch of year. The launch was rescheduled earlier due to some electrical problem on ISS. It was launched on a ‘Falcon 9’ rocket, from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It is being used Read More…

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Spacex to Launch NASA’s Asteroid-Smashing Mission

NASA has announced that SpaceX will fly its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) planetary-defence mission. The total launch cost for NASA is estimated to be about $69 million. DART Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) is a planned space probe that will demonstrate the kinetic effects of crashing an impactor spacecraft into an asteroid moon for planetary defense purposes. The mission is intended to test Read More…

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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Rocket Launches on First Commercial Flight

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket successfully lifted off marking the towering booster’s second flight and its first commercial launch. For the first time, all three of the rocket’s reusable boosters returned safely to Earth. The rocket deployed an advanced communications satellite, Arabsat-6A which will provide internet and communications services to residents of the Middle East, Africa Read More…

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SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with International Space Station

The Crew Dragon capsule of Space X has successfully docked with the International Space Station. SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule The demonstration mission is named as Demo-1. It was a test mission before it can begin taking US astronauts into space. After the successful docking, the crew members of International Space Station opened the hatch of Read More…

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SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon craft departed from the International Space Station

The SpaceX cargo craft departed from the International Space Station after its successful mission to deliver scientific equipment and other supplies. The SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon successfully delivered more than 2,500 kilograms (5,600 pounds) of cargo to the space station and orbited Earth for five weeks. The SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon craft is expected to splash down just west of Read More…

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SpaceX successfully launches 64 small satellites using reusable Falcon 9 rocket

Elon Musk-led SpaceX has successfully launched 64 small satellites into low Earth orbit onboard of its reusable and preflown Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. This has set new record in United States of launching satellites in single go. It was third voyage of Falcon 9 rocket, marking another milestone in Read More…

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