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Crew Dragon capsule hits Falcon 9 missile in the launch pad hangar – Spaceflight Now

Artist’s impression of the SpaceX spacecraft Crew Dragon. Photo credit: SpaceX SpaceX broadcast the first astronaut-ready spacecraft Crew Dragon on Friday night from a gas station at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, where the teams will enter the capsule later this month with their Falcon 9 launchers . According to Kyle Herring, …

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Pad Abort's success keeps Boeing's Starliner on track for launching the space station in December

Boeing's astronaut taxi remains on course for a demonstration flight in December to the International Space Station (ISS) after passing an important safety test earlier this week. On Monday (November 4), the CST-100 Starliner capsule used its emergency-stop engines to test the pad-abort test in the White Sands Missile Range US Army in New Mexico to get airborne. The technicians …

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SpaceX's Starship Mk1 prototype heads the launch pad

SpaceX has transported (half) its Starship Mk1 prototype to its launch pad in South Texas for the first time, indicating that the company is about to enter a new phase of testing. However, the move raises the question: why does SpaceX only transport half of the spaceship Mk1 to the launch pad? After the presentation of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk …

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Space station cargo mission grounded by launch pad fire – Spaceflight Now

The H-2B rockets during fueling before Tuesday's launch pad fire. Credit: MHI The HTV space station cargo ship crashes at the launch pad at the Tanegashima Space Center. The fire occurred at around 1805 GMT (2:05 pm EDT) Tuesday, or 3:05 am local time Wednesday, around three-and-a-half hours before the H-2B launcher what to do with an automated supply ship …

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The SoHo bachelor pad that Zayn Malik bought after his separation from Gigi Hadid is back on the market for $ 10.8 million – take a look inside

Singer-songwriter Zayn Malik, a former member of famed pop band One Direction, leaves his New York penthouse less than two years after purchase. According to the Observer, Malik bought the house in New York in March 2018, shortly after his breakup with model Gigi Hadid, was announced for $ 10.69 million. (The two reunited shortly thereafter, but have since split …

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Asteroid Trail: NASA targets a landing pad for asteroids that could hit Earth Science | news

The asteroid Bennu, first discovered in September 1999, quickly gained unprecedented popularity among space rocks. Space agencies, including NASA, are watching the rogue space rock for two reasons. It is hoped that the ancient asteroid can inform scientists about the origin of life on earth. And more intriguingly, between 2175 and 2199, Bennu suffers a 1: 2,700 chance of landing …

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