The SpaceX Falcon 9 made it’s second attempt at landing on a barge and crashed. Here is a video analysis of the rocket, along with homework questions.
Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 rocket crashed into his drone boat. Again.
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Back in the 1960s, the race was on between the United States and the USSR to see who could get to the moon first. That high-stakes competition ushered in a new era of space exploration featuring incredible levels of ingenuity, creativity, and scientific mastery. Now, decades later, we are on the verge of yet another […]
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Google may be in the final stages of investing in SpaceX, a move that would bolster SpaceX’s emerging satellite business, which would help Google expand access to the internet around the world.
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Let the space race begin. NASA announced on Tuesday that it has awarded two multibillion dollar contracts to Boeing and Space Exploration Technologies, better known as SpaceX, to develop spacecraft to shuttle astronauts to and from the International Space Station. The contracts will make the two companies the first commercial businesses to send NASA astronauts […]
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In the latest step toward commercial human space flight, Boeing and SpaceX have been chosen to carry the next NASA astronauts into space, the agency announced today. NASA awarded $4.2 billion to Boeing and $2.6 billion to SpaceX to send astronauts to the International Space Station and return them safely home, with the goal of meeting all […]
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