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Terra firma at last

X-37B Space Spy Plane Returns to Orbit in August; Might Test Anti-Satellite Technologies

The air force has made it a point not to list all the payloads on its previous X-37B missions.

Fly me to the Moon?

DARPA Poised to Select Builder of its XS-1 Spaceplane

DARPA wants the first space flight of the XS-1 to occur in 2019 or 2020.

100 years?

Stephen Hawking says Humans Risk Extinction in 100 Years Unless They Colonize Mars or Another Planet

"Although the chance of a disaster to planet Earth in a given year may be quite low, it adds up over time, and becomes a near certainty in the next thousand or ten thousand years."

Cheaper

Vector-R Rocket will Launch Small Satellites for Only $1.5 Million

Launches of the Vector-R are scheduled to begin in 2018 with Vector-H launches to follow in 2019.

Back from the dead

Russia will Resurrect Bankrupt Sea Launch to Compete Against SpaceX

Sea Launch Co. LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in June 2009.

Re-cycle

SpaceX to Attempt Landing of Falcon Heavy First-Stage this Year

"Odds of success low, but maybe worth a shot," Musk tweeted on April 1.

Millionaire astronauts

SpaceX will Send Two Millionaires around the Moon in 2018

"This would do a long leap around the moon," said Musk.

Hyperloop

Only Three Student Teams Manage to Race in SpaceX’s First Hyperloop Competition

It will see people rise inside passenger pods that will race along a system of tubes connecting major cities.

Ready for the pod races

Pod Races at SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition begin Jan. 27

These specially designed pods will compete in "pod races" inside a 1.6 kilometer-long subscale SpaceX Hyperloop test track that will be a partial vacuum.

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SpaceX Successfully Launches Iridium Satellites into Orbit

Scrambling to contain the backlash when one of its rockets exploded during a routine engine check in September 2016, SpaceX have successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 Iridium satellites and also managed to fly the first stage of the rocket back to a floating landing platform.

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SpaceX Successfully Launches Iridium Satellites into Orbit

Scrambling to contain the backlash when one of its rockets exploded during a routine engine check in September 2016, SpaceX have successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 Iridium satellites and also managed to fly the first stage of the rocket back to a floating landing platform.

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SpaceX Investigation Pinpoints Cause of Rocket Explosion, Plans to Resume Launch on Jan. 8

SpaceX recently said that the company is finalizing its report regarding the explosion that of its Falcon 9 rocket while being tested in September 2016. SpaceX added that the investigation have determined the likely cause of the explosion and that the company has already devised a workaround in order to prevent such chemical reaction to occur in the future. Now that everything is clear, SpaceX is expecting to launch its new rocket by Jan. 8.

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SpaceX Delays Rocket Launch until January

SpaceX founder Elon Musk recently confirmed that the firm was forced to delay the launch of its rocket until January 2017. Musk added that an ongoing investigation regarding the incident in September when one of its rockets exploded in its launch pad prompted the delay.

 SpaceX rocket Falcon 9 sits on Pad 40 of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Titusville, Florida.

SpaceX Confirms Falcon 9 Launch on Dec. 16

SpaceX confirms that the company will resume the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket on Dec. 16. The rocket will launch the first group of communications satellites into space. Iridium Communications, the company which owns the satellites, also confirmed the launch date.

Expedition 46 On International Space Station (Getty Images/ESA)

SpaceX Plans to Launch Thousands of Satellites into Orbit to Create a Global Internet Network

While most telecommunications company are limited to delivering Internet services through physical fiber or cable connections and cellular towers, SpaceX has an ambitious plan of launching a space network composed of more than 4,000 satellites.

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