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SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket

SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocketSpaceX on Wednesday blasted off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship, loaded with supplies, science experiments and food for the astronauts living at the International Space Station but failed to successfully land its booster afterwards. “We have had a great liftoff,” said SpaceX commentator John Insprucker, as the Falcon 9 rocket soared into the sunny, blue sky over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 1:16 pm (1816 GMT), carrying 5,600 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of gear. The mission was SpaceX’s 16th mission for NASA as part of a long-term contract to ferry supplies to space.



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Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says

Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk SaysSpaceX, Elon Musk's ambitious rocket endeavor, said Monday it had signed a



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3,2,1: SpaceX counts down to reveal mystery Moon traveller

3,2,1: SpaceX counts down to reveal mystery Moon travellerSpaceX says it will reveal on Monday the name of the mysterious passenger it plans to send into orbit around the Moon, an ambitious project spearheaded by eccentric CEO Elon Musk. An event to unveil the first lunar traveler since the last US Apollo mission in 1972 is planned for Monday at 6:00 pm (0100 GMT Tuesday) at SpaceX’s headquarters and rocket factory in Hawthorne, California, in the middle of metropolitan Los Angeles. An onslaught of questions about the passenger’s identity on Twitter has failed to coax any details from Musk, except one hint.



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SpaceX To Announce Name Of First Tourist It's Sending Around The Moon

SpaceX To Announce Name Of First Tourist It's Sending Around The MoonIt's one small announcement for SpaceX, one potentially giant leap for space



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SpaceX To Announce Name Of World's First Space Tourist

SpaceX To Announce Name Of World's First Space TouristIt's one small announcement for SpaceX, one potentially giant leap for space



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SpaceX President Calls Elon Musk ‘A Brilliant Man,’ Despite Bizarre Behavior

SpaceX President Calls Elon Musk ‘A Brilliant Man,’ Despite Bizarre BehaviorThe president of SpaceX said Tuesday that Elon Musk, the company's founder and



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Astronauts picked for SpaceX, Boeing capsule test flights

Astronauts picked for SpaceX, Boeing capsule test flightsCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA on Friday assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring crew launches back to the U.S.



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SpaceX launches most powerful Falcon 9 yet

SpaceX launches most powerful Falcon 9 yetThe rocket is designed to require far less maintenance and refurbishment between flights, and is certified to carry humans to space later this year when SpaceX launches its Dragon crew capsule to the International Space Station. The Block 5 Falcon 9 rocket’s main goal for its maiden mission was to propel a communications satellite for Bangladesh, called Bangabandhu Satellite-1, to a geostationary transfer orbit roughly 22,000 miles (35,000 kilometers) above Earth.



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SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocketSpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.



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SpaceX Has Launched an Experimental Space Junk Sweeper Into Orbit

SpaceX Has Launched an Experimental Space Junk Sweeper Into OrbitScientists hope RemoveDEBRIS will help clean up Earth's cluttered lower orbit



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