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SpaceX To Launch CRS-6 On April 13th And Attempt Secondary Booster Landing [Updated]

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SpaceX is set to launch another Falcon 9 rocket but this time it will be carrying the Dragon spacecraft which will detach and proceed to dock with the ISS just two days (April 15th) after it’s launch. CRS-6 or Commercial Resupply Services 6, will provide Read the rest of this entry

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NASA MMS Atlas V Launch

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Last night at 10:44 pm EST NASA launched an Atlas V rocket carrying the new MMS. The MMS probe which stands for Magnetospheric Multiscale System is apart of the Solar Terrestrial Probe program. This mission is to further research how magnetic fields around Earth work and behave through Magnetic Re-connection which is the Read the rest of this entry

SpaceX Falcon 9 DSCOVR Launches Successfully

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A few days ago I reported about the scrubbing of the Falcon 9 DSCOVR mission launch due to a radar malfunction. Well after 2 more scrubs due to Read the rest of this entry

SpaceX Falcon 9 DSCOVR Mission Scrub

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SpaceX’s newest project set to launch is the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the DSCOVR satellite. This satellite in partnership with NASA and NOAA will maintain real-time solar wind measurements. Without this satellite major space storms and events have the chance of going unnoticed and could cause disruptions in power grids, GPS, and cellular receivers. Obviously this is a very important mission and is being handled with care. Read the rest of this entry