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SpaceX is continuing testing and develop of Starship prototypes and Raptor engines. Elon Musk indicates that there will be short flights with the third prototype Starship and longer flights with the fourth prototype Starship. Elon Musk and SpaceX are focused …
SpaceX had an abort of today’s launch of Starlink satellites. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine business and technical analysis that catches the attention of …
Elon Musk indicated that the SpaceX Starship is designed to be relaunched within one hour of landing. SpaceX Starship could have three launches in one day. Elon also described the 20-millisecond latency for the Starlink satellites which is good enough …
One SpaceX Starship will cost about $5 million as SpaceX will mass-produce nearly one hundred in 2021. Each Starship and Super Heavy booster will cost less than about $40 million. The development costs of the competing Space launch system have …
Nuclear physicists at the University of York are putting forward a new candidate for dark matter a particle they recently discovered called the d-star hexaquark. Up to 80% of the Universe could be dark matter, but despite many decades …
Elon Musk indicated that there is a puck at the base of the SpaceX Starship which takes the engine thrust load. The welds on the SN1 around the thrust puck had flaws. This is the flaw that ended up causing …
SpaceX Starship SN01s liquid oxygen tank violently burst. The 30-40 ton went several dozen feet into the air. The methane tank was flung 500-1000 feet away. Bocochicagal captured the explosion on video. SN01 was built in about four weeks. SN02 …
https://www.npr.org/2020/02/28/810433230/physicist-and-iconoclastic-thinker-freeman-dyson-dies-at-96″>Freeman Dyson has died at the age of 96. In 1958, the Project Orion Pulsed Nuclear Propulsion Rocket was started and was led by Ted Taylor at General Atomics and physicist Freeman Dyson. Freeman took a year away from the …
Astra rocket “1 of 3” has been vertical position at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska. Today the team is going through “wet dress rehearsal” in which the liquid propellant will be added to the rocket, but not fired. See …
Virgin Galactic sees demand for premium million-dollar packages for sub-orbital space tourism. They will first expand to spaceports on every continent. They want to expand their system and integrate with regular air ports. They want to get to high-speed point …

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