Wed, 02 Nov 2016 12:27:12 GMT
Iridium Communications Sets Its Sights on New Satellites
- Bloomington Pantagraph
"We were encouraged by SpaceX's
public comment that the Falcon 9 rocket should be back to flight later this year," Iridium CEO Matt Desch said in the recent earnings release. "Today, ten Iridium NEXT satellites are at Vandenberg Air Force Base and ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:22:04 GMT
National Geographic Channel's 'Mars': Does Art Imitate Life?
In September, SpaceX
founder and CEO Elon Musk unveiled an ambitious plan to begin sending astronauts to Mars as early as 2024. And NASA is eyeing human missions to the Red Planet in the mid-2030s. "It's a whole new territory to explore," Bormanis ...
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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 09:57:40 GMT
Booming satellite business needs India's rockets
In 2005, SpaceX
was building its Falcon 1 rocket, which was designed to carry small satellites. The ban even came to be known as the "SpaceX
Agreement." Problematically, though, the Falcon 1 had only one commercial launch before it was retired in 2009.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 08:57:55 GMT
NASA Will Not Compete Against Elon Musk's SpaceX in Mars Journey
- Nature World News
According to Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA's new associate administrator for science, SpaceX
getting to Mars and bringing samples back to Earth should be a good thing. "If Elon Musk brought the samples in the door right now I'd throw him a party out of my own ...
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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 07:00:27 GMT
SpaceX Closer to Explosion Source
- Sci-Tech TodaySpaceX
said Friday it's closer to understanding last month's rocket explosion at the launch pad and aims to resume flights by year's end. The company already had targeted the rocket's helium system as being breached. On Friday, SpaceX
said the ...