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# spacex - Yesterday’s News

Elon Musk's SpaceX is helping a broadband 'dead-zone' in Cork to get better internet
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Elon Musk's SpaceX is helping a broadband 'dead-zone' in Cork to get better internet

16 hours ago 24,648 Views 26 Comments

“I tabled a question to Tesla on their noticeboard, and it was picked up on… I was then contacted directly by SpaceX.”

# spacex - Thursday 6 May, 2021

SpaceX Starship makes clean landing in latest test flight
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SpaceX Starship makes clean landing in latest test flight

May 6th 2021, 6:59 AM 16,584 Views 9 Comments

This latest upgraded version of SpaceX’s full-scale, stainless steel, bullet-shaped rocket ship soared more than six miles over the Gulf of Mexico.

# spacex - Sunday 2 May, 2021

SpaceX returns four astronauts to Earth in rare night splashdown
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SpaceX returns four astronauts to Earth in rare night splashdown

May 2nd 2021, 9:25 AM 23,684 Views 9 Comments

The Dragon capsule parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico, ending the second astronaut flight for Elon Musk’s company.

# spacex - Friday 23 April, 2021

SpaceX launches third crew on recycled rocket with computer experiment by two Irish schoolgirls on board
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SpaceX launches third crew on recycled rocket with computer experiment by two Irish schoolgirls on board

Apr 23rd 2021, 1:03 PM 14,319 Views 8 Comments

The 17-year-old are the first Irish students to have had their computer experiment for the International Space Station accepted.

# spacex - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station
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Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station

Apr 17th 2021, 3:30 PM 23,721 Views 3 Comments

A Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

# spacex - Thursday 4 March, 2021

SpaceX Starship completes landing but then explodes in latest test
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SpaceX Starship completes landing but then explodes in latest test

Mar 4th 2021, 7:33 AM 22,582 Views 56 Comments

Two previous test flights had crash-landed in fireballs.

# spacex - Sunday 24 January, 2021

SpaceX rocket deploys record-setting cargo
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SpaceX rocket deploys record-setting cargo

Jan 24th 2021, 7:28 PM 22,829 Views 18 Comments

The rocket, which launched from Florida, carried a record number of satellites on board.

# spacex - Sunday 6 December, 2020

SpaceX launches supply ship packed with Christmas treats to space station
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SpaceX launches supply ship packed with Christmas treats to space station

Dec 6th 2020, 6:50 PM 16,736 Views 8 Comments

The Dragon should reach the International Space Station on Monday.

# spacex - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

SpaceX capsule with four astronauts successfully reaches International Space Station
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SpaceX capsule with four astronauts successfully reaches International Space Station

Nov 17th 2020, 7:07 AM 13,967 Views 2 Comments

The four astronauts aboard the Dragon capsule will remain at the ISS for six months.

# spacex - Monday 16 November, 2020

SpaceX launches four astronauts to International Space Station
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SpaceX launches four astronauts to International Space Station

Nov 16th 2020, 7:13 AM 13,716 Views 10 Comments

The flight to the space station – 27.5 hours door to door – should be entirely automated.

# spacex - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Splashdown! Nasa astronauts safely return to Earth after historic SpaceX mission
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Splashdown! Nasa astronauts safely return to Earth after historic SpaceX mission

Updated Aug 2nd 2020, 7:56 PM 59,942 Views 32 Comments

The capsule splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico at the expected time of 7.48pm.

# spacex - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Astronauts from historic SpaceX launch prepare for Nasa's first ocean splashdown in 45 years
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Astronauts from historic SpaceX launch prepare for Nasa's first ocean splashdown in 45 years

Aug 1st 2020, 3:55 PM 33,144 Views 32 Comments

Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are set to come back to Earth tomorrow evening.

# spacex - Saturday 13 June, 2020

WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission
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WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission

Jun 13th 2020, 3:01 PM 28,433 Views 25 Comments

A new batch of 58 Starlink internet satellites and three Earth-observation satellites were launched.

# spacex - Sunday 31 May, 2020

'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey
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'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey

Updated May 31st 2020, 6:42 PM 71,560 Views 44 Comments

Docking took place at 3.16pm Irish time and the astronauts entered some three hours later.

# spacex - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Lift off! Historic first as SpaceX rocket carries Nasa astronauts into orbit
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Lift off! Historic first as SpaceX rocket carries Nasa astronauts into orbit

Updated May 30th 2020, 8:45 PM 83,890 Views 70 Comments

It is the first time a private company has carried people into space.

# spacex - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

SpaceX launch of Nasa astronauts postponed due to bad weather
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SpaceX launch of Nasa astronauts postponed due to bad weather

Updated May 27th 2020, 9:40 PM 72,878 Views 61 Comments

The launch will be attempted again on Saturday.

# spacex - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

'A major milestone': Nasa and SpaceX set to send astronauts to the ISS tomorrow
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'A major milestone': Nasa and SpaceX set to send astronauts to the ISS tomorrow

May 26th 2020, 10:24 AM 17,390 Views 27 Comments

If all goes as planned, the mission will see SpaceX become the first private company to send astronauts into space.

# spacex - Sunday 19 January, 2020

SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test
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SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

Jan 19th 2020, 5:45 PM 23,855 Views 18 Comments

The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off as normal before the Dragon crew capsule catapulted off the top 12 miles above the Atlantic.

# spacex - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites to test less reflective coating
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SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites to test less reflective coating

Jan 7th 2020, 9:03 AM 12,406 Views 22 Comments

Observatory director Jeff Hall said the satellites will be a growing risk to stargazers in the future.

# spacex - Friday 12 April, 2019

SpaceX carries out first commercial launch sending Arab satellite into orbit
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SpaceX carries out first commercial launch sending Arab satellite into orbit

Apr 12th 2019, 7:28 AM 8,484 Views 20 Comments

The rocket carried a Saudi Arabian satellite operated by Arabsat.

# spacex - Friday 8 March, 2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in Atlantic Ocean after successful test
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Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in Atlantic Ocean after successful test

Mar 8th 2019, 3:17 PM 12,088 Views 10 Comments

It was the first private space mission to the International Space Station.

# spacex - Sunday 3 March, 2019

SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station
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SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station

Mar 3rd 2019, 1:52 PM 18,783 Views 20 Comments

The announcement was met with applause at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

# spacex - Saturday 2 March, 2019

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'
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A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'

Mar 2nd 2019, 10:50 AM 11,049 Views 26 Comments

The launch is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from US soil.

# spacex - Friday 18 January, 2019

Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead
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Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead

Jan 18th 2019, 1:31 PM 51,810 Views 47 Comments

“Our products are too expensive for most people,” Elon Musk said.

# spacex - Saturday 12 January, 2019

SpaceX to lay off 10% of workforce due to 'extraordinarily difficult challenges'
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SpaceX to lay off 10% of workforce due to 'extraordinarily difficult challenges'

Jan 12th 2019, 3:28 PM 20,824 Views 0 Comments

The company employs over 6,000 people.

# spacex - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

SpaceX vows manned flight to space station is on schedule
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SpaceX vows manned flight to space station is on schedule

Aug 14th 2018, 7:49 AM 9,391 Views 9 Comments

On 3 August the agency named the first nine astronauts who will fly to space on Boeing and SpaceX vehicles in 2019.

# spacex - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments
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SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments

Apr 4th 2018, 5:57 PM 12,378 Views 33 Comments

The supply capsule launched on Monday from Florida.

# spacex - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard
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World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard

Feb 6th 2018, 9:57 PM 28,398 Views 57 Comments

The SpaceX CEO didn’t have to include his red Tesla roadster, which reportedly was playing Space Oddity during blast off.

# spacex - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'A UFO?' - SpaceX rocket launch puzzles Californians as it streams into space
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'A UFO?' - SpaceX rocket launch puzzles Californians as it streams into space

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:12 PM 16,608 Views 11 Comments

The launch in the setting sun created a billowing streak that was widely seen throughout the area.

# spacex - Friday 29 September, 2017

London to New York in 29 minutes? Elon Musk unveils ambitious new plans
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London to New York in 29 minutes? Elon Musk unveils ambitious new plans

Sep 29th 2017, 10:25 AM 65,895 Views 91 Comments

A trip from Bangkok to Dubai would take 27 minutes, and from Tokyo to Delhi in 30 minutes.

# spacex - Thursday 24 August, 2017

SpaceX has revealed its new spacesuit and it's like something from a Daft Punk video
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SpaceX has revealed its new spacesuit and it's like something from a Daft Punk video

Aug 24th 2017, 7:31 AM 12,911 Views 29 Comments

The company hopes to start launching crewed flights from next year.

# spacex - Monday 1 May, 2017

Watch Elon Musk's SpaceX launch and then land its first rocket for the US military
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Watch Elon Musk's SpaceX launch and then land its first rocket for the US military

May 1st 2017, 4:15 PM 15,077 Views 29 Comments

It was carrying a payload for the US agency that makes spy satellites.

# spacex - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Billionaire Elon Musk's company to launch first space rocket using recycled parts
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Billionaire Elon Musk's company to launch first space rocket using recycled parts

Mar 30th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,816 Views 7 Comments

Musk says that the goal is to make rocket parts as reusable as cars, planes or bicycles.

# spacex - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Puffy faces and a constant need to pee: Moon tourists may be in for a rough ride
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Puffy faces and a constant need to pee: Moon tourists may be in for a rough ride

Mar 11th 2017, 5:00 PM 15,019 Views 24 Comments

Last week SpaceX announced it would launch two tourists to skirt Earth’s satellite next year.

# spacex - Monday 27 February, 2017

Two space tourists are going on a trip around the moon next year
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Two space tourists are going on a trip around the moon next year

Feb 27th 2017, 10:22 PM 11,367 Views 24 Comments

In a statement this evening, the company said that the two people had paid a “significant deposit” to travel beyond the moon.

# spacex - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Last-minute glitch forces SpaceX rocket to cancel launch with 13 seconds left on countdown
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Last-minute glitch forces SpaceX rocket to cancel launch with 13 seconds left on countdown

Feb 18th 2017, 5:19 PM 12,085 Views 15 Comments

The earliest a relaunch can be attempted is tomorrow morning.

# spacex - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Watch: SpaceX rocket makes textbook touchdown on droneship
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Watch: SpaceX rocket makes textbook touchdown on droneship

Jan 15th 2017, 12:52 PM 13,449 Views 17 Comments

The landing comes four months after a costly launchpad explosion of a SpaceX rocket.

# spacex - Thursday 1 September, 2016

SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad
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SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad

Sep 1st 2016, 3:10 PM 19,743 Views 41 Comments

There were no injuries.

# spacex - Monday 18 July, 2016

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning
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PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning

Jul 18th 2016, 10:20 AM 11,330 Views 8 Comments

The Dragon capsule contains a docking station which would allow future spaceships to park at the International Space Station.

# spacex - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Watch: The moment that might just have changed spaceflight forever
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Watch: The moment that might just have changed spaceflight forever

Dec 22nd 2015, 8:25 AM 28,346 Views 30 Comments

If at first you don’t succeed…

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