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SpaceX is poised to make rocket launches 10 times cheaper with Starship, experts say

SpaceX's Starship mega-rocket reached a major milestone on Thursday, pushing Elon Musk's ambition t…

Marianne Guenot,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Starship's 3rd-launch success: Rocket finally soared to space without blowing up, but SpaceX lost it on reentry

SpaceX's Starship rocket successfully reached space on its third launch attempt, but it lost commun…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Marianne Guenot,Ellyn Lapointe   


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SpaceX is attempting its 3rd Starship launch today. Watch live to see if the rocket explodes again or finally reaches orbit.

SpaceX is set to launch its Starship rocket for a third time on Thursday. Watch live to see whether…

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See Elon Musk's Starship shredding apart as it descends to Earth, with a whole fin almost ripping off

Starship started falling apart as it plummeted into the ocean. But Elon Musk and SpaceX still consi…

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Starship lands in the ocean with its engines firing for the first time, bringing Elon Musk one step closer to Mars

Starship already proved it could fly into space. Now it's shown the world it can come back in mostl…

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Crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid may have changed its shape in addition to its trajectory, NASA scientists find

Recent research suggests that DART may have done more than just redirect Dimorphos; it might have s…

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Space elevators could get us to Mars in record time — and Japan is planning one for 2050

Space elevators are just theoretical at this point, but a Japanese company hopes to build one in th…

Jenny McGrath   


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Boeing's long-delayed Starliner finally takes off with astronauts on board

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft finally took off on its crewed mission on Wednesday after being plagu…

Jessica Orwig,Paul Squire   


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Russian experts were guiding North Korea's space program ahead of Pyongyang blowing up its latest satellite: South Korean report

A "large number" of Russian experts had entered North Korea to help with its space program, Yonhap …

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Biden wants a space tax on companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin that launch in the US

His budget proposal suggests rewriting the aviation excise tax structure so space companies pay the…

Marianne Guenot   


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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is about to fly people to space for the first time in 2 years. Here's why it took so long.

Jeff Bezos's space company Blue Origin hasn't launched a crew in nearly 2 years and that delay may …

Jessica Orwig   


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Elon Musk was nowhere to be seen at Starship's first successful launch to orbit

Despite achieving a major milestone for SpaceX, CEO Elon Musk was nowhere to be seen at the first s…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Ellyn Lapointe   


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A dead Russian spacecraft almost collided with a NASA satellite. The crash could have sent 7,500 bits of debris rocketing around Earth.

A dead Russian spacecraft almost crashed into a NASA satellite. The collision would have sent debr…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Ellyn Lapointe   


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How to watch SpaceX launch its Starship mega-rocket live

SpaceX's will try to launch Starship again Saturday. It blew up on its first attempt. Here's how to…

Marianne Guenot,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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China's hype video for its lunar base showed what looked like a NASA Space Shuttle lifting off, which it then realized and tried to fix

The CGI clip in the China National Space Administration was later blurred out in a state media vers…

Matthew Loh   


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A Japanese billionaire canceled his trip to the moon on a SpaceX rocket after too many delays

dearMoon and SpaceX made plans to reach the moon in 2023, but that goal became "unfeasible." Yusaku…

Lauren Edmonds   


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While Boeing's passenger planes glitch, NASA is entrusting the company's spaceship with 2 astronauts' lives

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft isn't totally safe from the cost-cutting, KPI-focused company culture…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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SpaceX launched a satellite that Google will use to map methane leaks for all to see by the end of this year

SpaceX launched a new satellite that Google will use to map methane leaks for all to see

Ellyn Lapointe,Catherine Boudreau   


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Ukraine is mounting rockets on its sea drones and is using them to hit land targets, official says

Ukraine is mounting rockets onto its sea drones and using them to strike Russian land targets, a Uk…

Thibault Spirlet   


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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…