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SES wants to buy used Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX for a future launch

SES wants to buy used Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX for a future launch

On Tuesday, the chief technology officer for SES said that satellite operator SES SA is willing to purchase a used Falcon 9 rocket from Elon Musk’s SpaceX for a future launch.

At a pre-launch news conference, SES’s Martin Halliwell told reporters that SES has no issue in flying a re-used (rocket’s) first stage. Halliwell also said that they are happy until it is flight-worthy.

SpaceX is looking forward to fly a 12,613-pound SES satellite, hopefully on Wednesday, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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MIT Team excels in First Stage of SpaceX Hyperloop Design Competition

MIT Team excels in First Stage of SpaceX Hyperloop Design Competition

Elon Musk revealed his dream to create a superfast new transportation system three years ago, but it was a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that designed a Hyperloop pod and won a competition held at Texas A&M University in College Station.

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SpaceX will introduce Mars Spacecraft This Year and launch Crewed Mission within a Decade, says Elon Musk

SpaceX will introduce Mars Spacecraft This Year and launch Crewed Mission

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has already revealed the aerospace company’s plan to take astronauts to Mars by 2025, but the spacecraft that would be used for the mission is still not unveiled. Now, Musk has announced that the Mars mission spacecraft will be revealed later this year.

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Here’s What Made Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking Win 2015 Luddite Award

Here’s What Made Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking Win 2015 Luddite Award

Last month, a Washington-based think-tank announced some nominees for its 2015 Luddite Award, highlighting efforts of renowned personalities and companies to stifle technological innovation. Now after a month-long voting process, the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, also known as ITIF, has revealed the winners, and the grand prize winners are SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking.

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SpaceX fails third sea-landing attempt

SpaceX fails third sea-landing attempt

Though SpaceX was successful in launching a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit on Sunday, it failed to safely land the same on a drone ship off the California coast. It was the third time that SpaceX was trying sea-landing and this time also, it did not register success.

SpaceX was not able to successfully make a sea-landing, but on the same day, but it has registered success in deploying Jason-3, an international ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit. Experts said that landing the rockets on floating barges is not an easy job and always remained a challenge.

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SpaceX creates history as its Falcon 9 rocket touches space and lands back on earth

SpaceX creates history as its Falcon 9 rocket touches space and lands back on ea

After failing several times, SpaceX on Monday created history by successfully launching its Falcon 9 rocket to the edge of space. Not only that, the rocket also deployed a second stage containing a payload of commercial satellites and brought the first stage to a perfect landing back at Cape Canaveral. Scientists claim the development could go a long way in cutting down the cost of future space missions.

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Space X seeks Permission to start Testing Project aiming to Beam Internet Service from Space

Space X seeks Permission to start Testing Project aiming to Beam Internet Servic

Space X wants to start testing a project in which internet service will be beamed from space. Now, the company has asked for the permission from the US government to start the testing phase.

As per the Washington Post, the project will rebuild internet in space. The plan that will lead to competition for companies like Comcast and AT&T includes the launch of a constellation of 4,000 small, cost-effective satellites.

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