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Did Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket make a hole in Earth's ionosphere? A US space physicist claims it did

A Falcon 9 rocket launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX earlier this month has made a temporary hole in Ea…

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Elon Musk says SpaceX is aiming to launch its most-used rocket once a week on average this year

Elon Musk's prediction follows reports that SpaceX is aiming to fly 52 rockets into orbit this year.

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Elon Musk's SpaceX taunts Russia at Starlink launch: 'Time to let the American broomstick fly'

Last week, Russia stopped selling rocket engines to the US and its space chief suggested the US cou…

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SpaceX launched a $214 million NASA satellite into orbit to study black holes and dead stars

NASA's Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) was launched into space aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 r…

Isobel Asher Hamilton   


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Amazon launches partnership with rival SpaceX to send competing satellites into orbit

Amazon and SpaceX have entered into a contract to conduct three Falcon 9 launches to support Amazon…

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Here’s why a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stage is crashing into the moon after 7 years

The upper stages of SpaceX rockets usually return back to Earth after they’re sent into space an…

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SpaceX launches 143 satellites after weather problems delayed the record-breaking mission

The mix of commercial and government satellites deployed in the mission made for the largest-ever p…

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SpaceX plans to race remote-controlled cars on the moon in 2021, and has drafted in a legendary Ferrari designer to help

The RC cars are designed by Frank Stephenson of BMW, McLaren, and Ferrari fame, and will blast off …

Kate Duffy   


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Elon Musk says SpaceX's Falcon rocket is aiming for 60 launches in 2022, doubling the number of flights made last year

The company also expects 4,200 Starlink satellites to be in operation by 2024, which would be two-t…

Dominick Reuter   


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An apparent meteor shower over the Pacific Northwest was actually burning space debris from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket - take a look

The space junk, which people first thought was a meteor shower, was actually debris from a SpaceX m…

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SpaceX successfully launched more Starlink internet satellites, but lost a rocket booster in the process.

The rocket booster was supposed to land on a ship waiting in the Atlantic Ocean.

Annabelle Williams   


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Tom Mueller worked for Elon Musk at SpaceX for almost 20 years: 'I learned never to tell him no'

Tom Mueller told Walter Isaacson for his new biography of Elon Musk: "Just say you're going to try,…

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SpaceX says its Starlink satellite internet, still in beta, now has more than 10,000 users worldwide

In an FCC filing, Elon Musk's SpaceX said Starlink had passed 10,000 users, and requested that it b…

Kate Duffy   


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SpaceX VP Hans Koenigsmann, one of Elon Musk's earliest hires, is retiring and will be replaced by a former NASA official

Hans Koenigsmann said in a memo that working for SpaceX CEO Elon Musk had been the honor of a lifet…

Kate Duffy   


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Elon Musk was upset Bezos did not invite him to visit Blue Origin's factory, after Bezos toured SpaceX in 2004, a new book says

In the 18 years since their first meeting, the two have sparred over their respective space ambitio…

Kai Xiang Teo   


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A chunk of SpaceX rocket that has drifted through space for years is on a collision course with the moon

Astronomers tracking space junk predict it will crash into the moon in March, making it potentially…

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SpaceX just launched a Falcon 9 rocket for the 100th time, delivering 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit

It the 100th flight of a Falcon 9 rocket for Elon Musk's SpaceX and its 23rd flight in 2020 — the m…

Kate Duffy   


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SpaceX blasted a GPS satellite into orbit for Space Force — the second it's launched for the US military this year

Nine minutes later after launch, the Falcon 9 rocket booster landed on SpaceX's drone ship "Of Cour…

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NASA launches DART probe on a head-on collision course with an asteroid

NASA is testing a method it might one day use to save Earth from a city-killing asteroid. Ramming a…

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