SpaceX: reuse works

SpaceX sent its Falcon Heavy launcher into space last Tuesday for the first time since 2019 on the occasion of a mission for the US Space Force, the purpose of which has not been made public. The company then managed the last launch of its Falcon 9 last night, this time for Eutelsat. The opportunity … Read more

Factory release of the 200th upper stage of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle

We can’t stop SpaceX! Inaugurated on June 4, 2010, the Falcon 9 of SpaceX has now been flying for just over twelve years. The day before yesterday, November 3, it carried out its 183rd orbital flight (not counting the voluntary in-flight destruction mission of January 2020), embarking for the occasion a new geostationary telecommunications satellite … Read more

SpaceX’s four passengers return to Earth after three days in space

It was with a broad smile that the four passengers left the capsule before being picked up by a helicopter to go to the Kennedy Space Center, where their families were waiting for them. “Congratulations, Inspiration4”, Then rejoiced on Twitter Elon Musk, the boss of SpaceX and at the origin of the project, using the … Read more

NASA wants a partnership with SpaceX to upgrade the Hubble Telescope and extend its lifespan

Published on : 09/30/2022 – 13:12 In an unprecedented way, NASA plans to call on the private sector to intervene on the Hubble satellite, which is publicly owned. The American space agency announced on Thursday September 29 that it had asked SpaceX to study the feasibility of a mission to the telescope to extend its … Read more

SpaceX’s out-of-control rocket is set to crash into the Moon

Paola Bueno Meteored Brazil 01 Feb 4 mins SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, after being abandoned for 7 years in space, is on a collision course with the moon. Part of a Falcon 9 rocket from billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX space exploration program is on a collision course with the moon! The rocket’s upper stage, the … Read more

SpaceX’s out-of-control rocket is set to crash into the Moon

Paola Bueno Meteored Brazil 01 Feb 4 mins SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, after being abandoned for 7 years in space, is on a collision course with the moon. Part of a Falcon 9 rocket from billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX space exploration program is on a collision course with the moon! The rocket’s upper stage, the … Read more

These French start-ups that want to become the new European SpaceX

In France, dozens of start-ups were born with the ambition to conquer the stars. This is the case of Spartan Space, in Grenoble. Its designer imagined a structure, named Eurohab, to allow astronauts to push their exploration on the Moon a little further. “Today, an astronaut can move away from his rocket lander by ten … Read more

The pass of three for SpaceX

This launch was also an opportunity to highlight some figures: it was the hundredth reuse of a first stage by SpaceX, the fiftieth consecutive landing (and therefore recovery) of a first stage – it landed on the barge A Shortfall of Gravitas in the open sea – as well as the fiftieth launch from pad … Read more