News: SpaceX has successfully completed a flight test of the future rocket Starship which the company hopes to send to Mars. Facts: Starship: Starship has been designed by SpaceX.It is a spacecraft and super-heavy booster rocket meant to act as a reusable transportation system for crew and cargo to the Earth’s orbit, Moon and Mars.… Continue reading Explained: What is SpaceX’s Starship?
News: SpaceX and NASA have successfully completed the final phase of their Demo-2 mission for the Crew Dragon spacecraft after two NASA astronauts returned to Earth safely. Facts: Crew Dragon Demo-2: It is the first crewed test flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft.It is a part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. The Demo-1 mission… Continue reading SpaceX’s Crew Dragon successfully returns NASA astronauts back to Earth
Astronomers have raised concerns about Space X’s Starlink. According to astronomers, Starlink satellites may threaten the view of the cosmos and adversely affect scientific discovery. The newly launched each Starlink satellite contain a single solar array, which both captures and bounces sunlight off the satellites and, as a result, can sometimes be seen from Earth.… Continue reading SpaceX satellites pose new headache for astronomers
SpaceX successfully launched a new astronaut capsule to the International Space Station(ISS).It is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from U.S after an eight-year break.The only occupant on board of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule was a dummy named Riple. This mission is called as Demonstration Mission-1 or DM-1 where Crew Dragon test capsule… Continue reading SpaceX astronaut capsule launched on ISS test mission
NASA has given SpaceX the green light to test a new crew capsule by first sending an unmanned craft with a life-sized dummy figure to the International Space Station.The mission is called as Demonstration Mission-1 or DM-1 where Crew Dragon test capsule is scheduled to take off in falcon 9 rocket to the ISS. This… Continue reading NASA greenlights SpaceX test flight to ISS