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SpaceX lands Starship rocket SN15 after check flight

Elon Musk's SpaceX launched and landed the latest prototype of his Starship rocket on Wednesday in the fifth test flight at high altitude of the system.The spaceship prototype rocket Serial Number 15 or SN15 launched and flew up to 10…

SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-2 Rocket Launch: The right way to Watch

For the third time, astronauts are ready to dock a private rocket trip into space.SpaceX, the rocket company founded and operated by Elon Musk, is scheduled to launch its latest mission for NASA early on Friday, bringing two American, one…

SpaceX Check Rocket Goes Up and Explodes Once more

On Tuesday morning, SpaceX attempted an altitude test of its next generation rocket for the fourth time and it exploded for the fourth time.Through a series of test flights since December, SpaceX has successfully launched prototypes of…

The Area Launch System: NASA’s Final Rocket

Update, March 18: This essay has been revised to reflect that the Space Launch System has completed its second hot fire test.Eleven years in the making, NASA's most powerful rocket since the Apollo program has finally stood upright. Framed…

Watch NASA Check Its Big New S.L.S. Moon Rocket

On Thursday, NASA's new large rocket, the Space Launch System, will make a second attempt to get nowhere.This test, known as hot fire, is a critical step for the rocket, which has been in development for more than a decade. The four motors…