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SpaceX Achieves Bicoastal Launches, Pushes Toward Rapid Reusability

When it comes to innovation and milestones, SpaceX has no shortage of firsts. This past weekend marked not only the first time the company launched payloads from both their East and West coast facilities, but one of the rockets also featured a set of considerably enhanced titanium grid fins. The first of the weekend’s back-to-back… Read More SpaceX Achieves Bicoastal Launches, Pushes Toward Rapid Reusability

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As SpaceX Proves Reflight Possible, Musk Reminds Us: The Ultimate Goal Is Reaching Mars

SpaceX achieved a pivotal goal on Thursday, March 30, 2017, with the first ever launch and landing of a previously recovered orbital class rocket. The rocket had carried cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) for the CRS-8 mission in April last year, while also becoming the first booster to successfully land on an ocean… Read More As SpaceX Proves Reflight Possible, Musk Reminds Us: The Ultimate Goal Is Reaching Mars

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SpaceX Slays While Fan Cries: “This Is What All Billionaires Should Do With Their Money.”

SpaceX accomplished yet another historic milestone on Sunday, February 19th, 2017 with its highly anticipated debut liftoff from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad 39A (LC-39A) in Florida, originally built for the 1960s-era Apollo moon missions and later renovated for the space shuttle program.“This is the same launch pad used by the Saturn V rocket that… Read More SpaceX Slays While Fan Cries: “This Is What All Billionaires Should Do With Their Money.”