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SpaceX finishes testing Falcon Heavy’s first stage cores

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket has been in the works for so long that it almost feels like the stuff of legend at this point (Elon Musk first unveiled it in 2011), but there are signs that it might make that promised November launch. The private spacef…
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Watch a SpaceX Falcon 9 take off from NASA’s historic launch pad

At 10:01 AM EST on February 18th, a SpaceX flight will take off from Launch Complex 39A for the first time since the company signed a 20-year lease for its use. The company will also attempt another first stage landing around 9 minutes after take off…
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SpaceX wants to cover the globe with gigabit Wi-Fi using a fleet of satellites

An application filed with the Federal Communications Commission reveals that SpaceX wants to launch a fleet of satellites for global gigabit Wi-Fi. The service would first launch in the U.S., and go global once all satellites are in orbit.

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SpaceX will attempt yet another high-velocity rocket landing tonight. Here’s where to watch

SpaceX hopes to safely bring another Falcon 9 rocket home tonight after launching a Thai telecommunications satellite over 20,000 miles above Earth, into a high-elliptical orbit known as geostationary transfer orbit (GTO).

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SpaceX Dragon spacecraft returns to Earth with ‘critical’ cargo

SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft returns to Earth from ISS, bringing with it scientific cargo that NASA says will be critical to its planned Journey to Mars.

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SpaceX plans ocean landing attempt following February 24 launch

SpaceX will make its next launch attempt and possible ocean landing on February 24 when it is slated to deploy an SES-9 satellite into orbit. The firm’s goal is to send rockets into orbit every few weeks for the rest of 2016.

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SpaceX announces tentative launch timeline for its massive Falcon Heavy rocket

Elon Musk’s aerospace manufacturer SpaceX recently announced it plans to launch its massive Falcon Heavy rocket in either late April or early May of 2016.

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