SpaceX has successfully tested the engines of the Falcon Heavy which will finally take off on November 1

SpaceX continues to prepare its heavy launcher Falcon Heavy for the US Space Force USSF-44 mission. Last Thursday, October 27, the company tested the rocket engines via a static ignition Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. According to SpaceX, this test was a success. Static ignitions consist of briefly igniting the engines … Read more

SpaceX on Mars: mission impossible?

Elon Musk has always ensured that the ultimate goal of SpaceX is the colonization of the red planet. But is his desire to deposit humans on Mars before the end of the decade credible? Across the Rhine, two engineers have done the accounts… “2029.” Although he has slightly lowered his ambitions – the original date … Read more

Berlin ready to support European launcher project, rival of SpaceX

There are several hundred young shoots around the world dreaming of one day competing with the performance of the reusable launcher from Space Exploration Technologies and Elon Musk. Among them, many are established in Europe, where they are developing technologies and know-how from which ArianeGroup could benefit. This is in any case the opinion that … Read more

SpaceX flew its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time in three years

The Falcon Heavy launch vehicle lifted off around 9:40 a.m. local time from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center. This mission, called USSF-44, transports cargo on behalf of the American space force, including a satellite called TETRA 1. A few minutes after takeoff, the rocket’s two boosters returned to land on Earth. The central … Read more

the SpaceX giant with 27 engines is preparing for a secret mission

The heavy launcher Falcon Heavy is the most powerful rocket currently available from SpaceX, until Starship is fully operational. He had a lot of talk about him during his first launch in 2018 by boarding a Tesla Roadster piloted by Starman, the model equipped with the official space suit of SpaceX, and whose images have … Read more

Starship, Starlink… SpaceX, a champion in an unstable orbit

Elon Musk is like a box of chocolates: you never know which one you’re going to get. Doctor Elon is a visionary entrepreneur, overly optimistic, standing on the forecastle even in the worst storms. Mister Musk is an anxious, tormented, fussy, borderline depressive alter ego. In recent weeks, the founder of SpaceX has made a … Read more

Europe could turn to SpaceX to replace Russian rockets

by Tim Hepher and Joey Roulette PARIS (Reuters) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has started preliminary technical discussions with SpaceX, the company of billionaire Elon Musk, which could lead to the temporary use of its launchers after the war in Ukraine blocked the Western access to Russian Soyuz rockets. Arianespace’s American competitor is with … Read more

A Russian cosmonaut transported by SpaceX has arrived on the International Space Station

This joint flight between the United States and Russia was particularly symbolic in the midst of the war in Ukraine. “We can’t wait to get to work,” said American astronaut Nicole Mann shortly after docking the spacecraft with the Space Station (ISS). It was SpaceX’s fifth regular mission to the ISS on behalf of NASA, … Read more