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Astronaut's Test New Spacesuits for SpaceX's First Crewed Test Flight

Looks like white and gray are the new orange. NASA offers a glimpse of the sleek space dreams astronauts will be wearing for SpaceX's demo-2 mission to the International Space Station as part of the agency's Commercial Crew Program. Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, NASA said last week. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are assigned to the first flight …

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SpaceX's next Star Hopper test flight could be the last one when Starships prepare for the takeover

According to a forum post published by NASA's editor-in-chief Chris Bergin, SpaceX's next Star Hopper test flight is likely to be the last of the prototype as the company begins to prepare for the first flights of its Starship prototype "Mk1". Meanwhile, according to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, the company is working with the US Air Traffic Authority (FAA) to …

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SpaceX's Florida Starship is experiencing a spurt of growth as the Texas Starship begins the bulkhead installation

Alone in the last week, the SpaceX Twin Orbital Starship prototypes have made amazing progress. Watchers have witnessed Florida's spacecraft thrive as the company's Texas team began installing fuel tank bulkheads and working on a triple-raptor thrust structure. Orbital-class starship prototypes could nearly fly on Aug. 24 ", the date of the next official update of the CEO to Starship …

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See SpaceX's Crew Dragon Parachutes in action in this epic video compilation

If a parade of open-space space parachutes is your thing, SpaceX will bring you. The company, which is developing a spacecraft called Crew Dragon to bring astronauts to the International Space Station, has recently released a YouTube video showing a series of successful parachute tests on its spacecraft. The compilation shows how the spaceship is dropped by a helicopter, a …

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The wild physics of Raptor: SpaceX's methane-consuming rocket engine

SpaceX's Merlin engines, which were shown at the launch of the Arabsat-6A satellite mission, are being replaced by the company's Raptor engines. SpaceX SpaceX boss Elon Musk desperately wants to go to Mars. This will require a new spacecraft powered by a new rocket engine unlike anything ever seen before. Step forward Raptor, the future of SpaceX's aspirations. Raptor is …

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SpaceX's Dragon Cargo capsule reaches space station – Spaceflight Now

The Dragon cargo pod in the robotic arm of the space station Saturday. Credit: NASA TV / Spaceflight Now A SpaceX Dragon supply ship arrived Saturday the International Space Station with a new docking mechanism, a space suit for future spacewalks and a 3D bioprinter to test the feasibility of producing human tissue in zero gravity. [19659003] Astronaut Nick Hague, …

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SpaceX's StarHopper launches its newest hop product – BGR

SpaceX is spinning a lot of records today – from various contracts with NASA to agreements with many smaller customers to put different satellites and spacecraft into orbit – but his spacecraft project is definitely one of his biggest bets on the future. [19659002] Starship is SpaceX's long-term project to create a spaceship that will make it to the Moon …

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SpaceX's massive Starship prototype takes off

It was the first time that the experimental plane nicknamed "Starhopper" flew freely without being tied to the ground. SpaceX wanted to lift the spacecraft about 20 meters into the air before it landed softly nearby – this is called SpaceX a "hop test". It is not clear exactly how high the ship flew. Footage from reporters present at the …

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SpaceX's Starship prototype has taken flight for the first time

At 10:45 pm CT Thursday, Star Hopper's single Raptor engine roared to life. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Technica Soon, smoke obscured the vehicle. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars After the smoke cleared, the vehicle had moved. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars On Wednesday, a clear view of Star Hopper. Trevor Mahlmann for Ars A close-up of the Raptor engine. Trevor Mahlmann for …

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