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21/02/2020 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

SpaceX announced a new partnership Tuesday to send four tourists deeper into orbit than any private citizen before them, in a mission that could take place by 2022 and easily cost more than $100 million.The company signed the deal with Space Adventures, which is based in Washington and served as...


20/01/2020 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft moments after launch Sunday, according to a live broadcast of the event, the last major test before it plans to send NASA astronauts to the International Space Station."As far as we can tell thus far it was a picture...


14/09/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

SpaceX on Thursday announced a new plan to launch a tourist around the Moon using its Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), a massive launch vehicle that is being designed to carry people into deep space."SpaceX has signed the world's first private passenger to fly around the Moon aboard our BFR launch vehic...


05/06/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

SpaceX will not send tourists around the Moon this year as previously announced, and will delay the project until the middle of next year, US media reported on Monday."A new timetable for the flight -- now postponed until at least mid-2019 and likely longer -- hasn't been released" by the Califo...


23/05/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

A SpaceX rocket Tuesday blasted off a duo of sports car-sized satellites built by the US and Germany to reveal changes in sea level rise, ice melt and drought on Earth."Three, two, one, liftoff!" said a SpaceX commentator as the Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Californ...


07/02/2018 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster toward an orbit near Mars.Screams and cheers erupted at Cape Canaveral, Florida as the massive rocket fired its...


25/01/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

SpaceX on Wednesday test-fired its Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time in a launch pad experiment aimed at giving its main engines a trial workout before blasting off in the coming days.Touted as the "world's most powerful rocket," the Falcon Heavy is designed to one day carry crew and suppli...


31/10/2017 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket Monday carrying a South Korean communications satellite to boost broadband coverage for southeast Asia and the Middle East, and stuck its 19th rocket landing in two years.The tall, white rocket roared into the blue sky over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 3:34 pm (19...


20/03/2017 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

A SpaceX reusable cargo ship splashed down in the Pacific Ocean safely on Sunday, ending a mission to supply astronauts on the International Space Station, the company said.The Dragon capsule -- the only such vessel capable of returning research samples and other material to Earth -- remained do...


16/03/2017 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

SpaceX on Thursday successfully launched a communications satellite into space from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.The company's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off at 2 am (0600 GMT) carrying the EchoStar XXIII, a commercial communications satellite for EchoStar Corporation.The satellite will be p...


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