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Allen, Bezos, Branson, Musk: A New Space Race

NASA is headed toward irrelevance. The future of space exploration will be done by private companies. The early pioneers include: Paul Allen (money from Microsoft) – founder and CEO of Vulcan Inc, including a division known as Vulcan Aerospace, and its subsidiary, Stratolaunch Systems, which is developing an air launch vehicle capable of carrying an […]

SpaceX Stuck the Landing!

SpaceX launched a Falcon9 rocket with a Dragon spacecraft headed to the International Space Station. After the first stage booster rocket expended its fuel, it fell back toward Earth and then fired landing rockets to successfully land on a drone ship platform. In the past, several attempts at this had failed to land the first […]

SpaceX Historic Landing

A successful first stage return landing on a land site. ORBCOMM-2 MISSION – [spacex.com] Date Mon, Dec 21 2015 7:29 PM CST — Mon, Dec 21 2015 8:05 PM CST About With this mission, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver 11 satellites to low-Earth orbit for ORBCOMM, a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine communication and […]