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#SpaceX

# spacex - Friday 20 May, 2022

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

Elon Musk denies sexual misconduct allegation by flight attendant

May 20th 2022, 6:39 PM 28,904 Views 0 Comments

Musk, who is in the process of buying Twitter, used the platform to respond to the allegation.

# spacex - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

First Nasa crew comprised equally of men and women heads to ISS on SpaceX flight
# Liftoff
# Liftoff

First Nasa crew comprised equally of men and women heads to ISS on SpaceX flight

Apr 27th 2022, 2:58 PM 10,898 Views 8 Comments

The crew, including Jessica Watkins, the first black woman making a long-term spaceflight, will spend five months at the orbiting lab.

# spacex - Friday 8 April, 2022

SpaceX launches three private visitors to space station for €50 million each
# Liftoff
# Liftoff

SpaceX launches three private visitors to space station for €50 million each

Apr 8th 2022, 5:14 PM 17,046 Views 18 Comments

It is SpaceX’s first private charter flight to the orbiting lab after two years of carrying astronauts there for Nasa.

# spacex - Friday 11 February, 2022

Musk 'highly confident' of Starship orbital launch this year
# To The Stars
# To The Stars

Musk 'highly confident' of Starship orbital launch this year

Feb 11th 2022, 7:21 AM 9,733 Views 18 Comments

Musk wants to colonize Mars as a “life insurance” in case of catastrophe on Earth.

# spacex - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

SpaceX satellites falling out of orbit after solar storm, but experts say no danger posed
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

SpaceX satellites falling out of orbit after solar storm, but experts say no danger posed

Feb 9th 2022, 4:36 PM 11,963 Views 9 Comments

SpaceX says the storm made the atmosphere denser, which increased the drag on the satellites.

# spacex - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

China complains to US that Elon Musk satellite nearly struck space station
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

China complains to US that Elon Musk satellite nearly struck space station

Dec 29th 2021, 10:54 AM 21,176 Views 36 Comments

A foreign ministry spokesman accused Washington yesterday of ignoring its treaty obligations.

# spacex - Friday 10 December, 2021

Nasa’s newest X-ray telescope rockets into orbit
# Discovery
# Discovery

Nasa’s newest X-ray telescope rockets into orbit

Dec 10th 2021, 9:01 AM 7,107 Views 6 Comments

Scientists said the observatory will unveil the most dramatic and extreme parts of the universe as never before.

# spacex - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

ISS astronauts return to Earth in SpaceX craft after six-month mission
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

ISS astronauts return to Earth in SpaceX craft after six-month mission

Nov 9th 2021, 8:19 AM 12,775 Views 8 Comments

Their four replacements could be launched as early as tomorrow night.

# spacex - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown
# Space
# Space

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown

Sep 19th 2021, 8:04 AM 26,245 Views 25 Comments

The SpaceX capsule carrying four space tourists landed in the Atlantic after three days in orbit.

# spacex - Thursday 16 September, 2021

SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return
# Space
# Space

SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return

Sep 16th 2021, 7:18 AM 10,128 Views 11 Comments

The Dragon capsule’s two men and two women will spend three days circling the world.

# spacex - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Man-made 'space junk' is already making it more difficult to explore the final frontier
# Space Debris
# Space Debris

Man-made 'space junk' is already making it more difficult to explore the final frontier

Aug 28th 2021, 9:00 PM 30,108 Views 45 Comments

So what are organisations like the European Space Agency doing about it?

# spacex - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Elon Musk's SpaceX is helping a broadband 'dead-zone' in Cork to get better internet
# Elon Múscraí
# Elon Múscraí

Elon Musk's SpaceX is helping a broadband 'dead-zone' in Cork to get better internet

May 13th 2021, 3:57 PM 29,084 Views 26 Comments

“I tabled a question to Tesla on their noticeboard, and it was picked up on… I was then contacted directly by SpaceX.”

# spacex - Thursday 6 May, 2021

SpaceX Starship makes clean landing in latest test flight
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

SpaceX Starship makes clean landing in latest test flight

May 6th 2021, 6:59 AM 16,664 Views 9 Comments

This latest upgraded version of SpaceX’s full-scale, stainless steel, bullet-shaped rocket ship soared more than six miles over the Gulf of Mexico.

# spacex - Sunday 2 May, 2021

SpaceX returns four astronauts to Earth in rare night splashdown
# International Space Station
# International Space Station

SpaceX returns four astronauts to Earth in rare night splashdown

May 2nd 2021, 9:25 AM 23,723 Views 9 Comments

The Dragon capsule parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico, ending the second astronaut flight for Elon Musk’s company.

# spacex - Friday 23 April, 2021

SpaceX launches third crew on recycled rocket with computer experiment by two Irish schoolgirls on board
# Blast Off
# Blast Off

SpaceX launches third crew on recycled rocket with computer experiment by two Irish schoolgirls on board

Apr 23rd 2021, 1:03 PM 14,426 Views 8 Comments

The 17-year-old are the first Irish students to have had their computer experiment for the International Space Station accepted.

# spacex - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station
# Space
# Space

Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station

Apr 17th 2021, 3:30 PM 23,760 Views 3 Comments

A Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

# spacex - Thursday 4 March, 2021

SpaceX Starship completes landing but then explodes in latest test
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

SpaceX Starship completes landing but then explodes in latest test

Mar 4th 2021, 7:33 AM 22,606 Views 57 Comments

Two previous test flights had crash-landed in fireballs.

# spacex - Sunday 24 January, 2021

SpaceX rocket deploys record-setting cargo
# Rideshare
# Rideshare

SpaceX rocket deploys record-setting cargo

Jan 24th 2021, 7:28 PM 22,864 Views 18 Comments

The rocket, which launched from Florida, carried a record number of satellites on board.

# spacex - Sunday 6 December, 2020

SpaceX launches supply ship packed with Christmas treats to space station
# Starry Christmas
# Starry Christmas

SpaceX launches supply ship packed with Christmas treats to space station

Dec 6th 2020, 6:50 PM 16,746 Views 8 Comments

The Dragon should reach the International Space Station on Monday.

# spacex - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

SpaceX capsule with four astronauts successfully reaches International Space Station
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

SpaceX capsule with four astronauts successfully reaches International Space Station

Nov 17th 2020, 7:07 AM 14,013 Views 2 Comments

The four astronauts aboard the Dragon capsule will remain at the ISS for six months.

# spacex - Monday 16 November, 2020

SpaceX launches four astronauts to International Space Station
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

SpaceX launches four astronauts to International Space Station

Nov 16th 2020, 7:13 AM 13,735 Views 10 Comments

The flight to the space station – 27.5 hours door to door – should be entirely automated.

# spacex - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Splashdown! Nasa astronauts safely return to Earth after historic SpaceX mission
# Back To Earth
# Back To Earth

Splashdown! Nasa astronauts safely return to Earth after historic SpaceX mission

Updated Aug 2nd 2020, 7:56 PM 59,970 Views 32 Comments

The capsule splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico at the expected time of 7.48pm.

# spacex - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Astronauts from historic SpaceX launch prepare for Nasa's first ocean splashdown in 45 years
# Down To Earth
# Down To Earth

Astronauts from historic SpaceX launch prepare for Nasa's first ocean splashdown in 45 years

Aug 1st 2020, 3:55 PM 33,175 Views 32 Comments

Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are set to come back to Earth tomorrow evening.

# spacex - Saturday 13 June, 2020

WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission
# Liftoff
# Liftoff

WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission

Jun 13th 2020, 3:01 PM 28,454 Views 29 Comments

A new batch of 58 Starlink internet satellites and three Earth-observation satellites were launched.

# spacex - Sunday 31 May, 2020

'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey
# Orbital
# Orbital

'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey

Updated May 31st 2020, 6:42 PM 71,593 Views 44 Comments

Docking took place at 3.16pm Irish time and the astronauts entered some three hours later.

# spacex - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Lift off! Historic first as SpaceX rocket carries Nasa astronauts into orbit
# Launch America
# Launch America

Lift off! Historic first as SpaceX rocket carries Nasa astronauts into orbit

Updated May 30th 2020, 8:45 PM 83,927 Views 70 Comments

It is the first time a private company has carried people into space.

# spacex - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

SpaceX launch of Nasa astronauts postponed due to bad weather
# Return To Orbit
# Return To Orbit

SpaceX launch of Nasa astronauts postponed due to bad weather

Updated May 27th 2020, 9:40 PM 72,912 Views 61 Comments

The launch will be attempted again on Saturday.

# spacex - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

'A major milestone': Nasa and SpaceX set to send astronauts to the ISS tomorrow
# Demo 2
# Demo 2

'A major milestone': Nasa and SpaceX set to send astronauts to the ISS tomorrow

May 26th 2020, 10:24 AM 17,405 Views 27 Comments

If all goes as planned, the mission will see SpaceX become the first private company to send astronauts into space.

# spacex - Sunday 19 January, 2020

SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test
# Launch
# Launch

SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

Jan 19th 2020, 5:45 PM 23,868 Views 17 Comments

The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off as normal before the Dragon crew capsule catapulted off the top 12 miles above the Atlantic.

# spacex - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites to test less reflective coating
# Blast Off
# Blast Off

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites to test less reflective coating

Jan 7th 2020, 9:03 AM 12,439 Views 22 Comments

Observatory director Jeff Hall said the satellites will be a growing risk to stargazers in the future.

# spacex - Friday 12 April, 2019

SpaceX carries out first commercial launch sending Arab satellite into orbit
# Commercial Flight
# Commercial Flight

SpaceX carries out first commercial launch sending Arab satellite into orbit

Apr 12th 2019, 7:28 AM 8,508 Views 20 Comments

The rocket carried a Saudi Arabian satellite operated by Arabsat.

# spacex - Friday 8 March, 2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in Atlantic Ocean after successful test
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in Atlantic Ocean after successful test

Mar 8th 2019, 3:17 PM 12,103 Views 10 Comments

It was the first private space mission to the International Space Station.

# spacex - Sunday 3 March, 2019

SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station
# NASA
# NASA

SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station

Mar 3rd 2019, 1:52 PM 18,802 Views 20 Comments

The announcement was met with applause at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

# spacex - Saturday 2 March, 2019

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'
# Capsule
# Capsule

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'

Mar 2nd 2019, 10:50 AM 11,069 Views 26 Comments

The launch is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from US soil.

# spacex - Friday 18 January, 2019

Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead
# Electric Cars
# Electric Cars

Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead

Jan 18th 2019, 1:31 PM 51,836 Views 51 Comments

“Our products are too expensive for most people,” Elon Musk said.

# spacex - Saturday 12 January, 2019

SpaceX to lay off 10% of workforce due to 'extraordinarily difficult challenges'
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

SpaceX to lay off 10% of workforce due to 'extraordinarily difficult challenges'

Jan 12th 2019, 3:28 PM 20,835 Views 0 Comments

The company employs over 6,000 people.

# spacex - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

SpaceX vows manned flight to space station is on schedule
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

SpaceX vows manned flight to space station is on schedule

Aug 14th 2018, 7:49 AM 9,408 Views 9 Comments

On 3 August the agency named the first nine astronauts who will fly to space on Boeing and SpaceX vehicles in 2019.

# spacex - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments
# Dragon
# Dragon

SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments

Apr 4th 2018, 5:57 PM 12,396 Views 33 Comments

The supply capsule launched on Monday from Florida.

# spacex - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard
# Space Oddity
# Space Oddity

World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard

Feb 6th 2018, 9:57 PM 28,447 Views 58 Comments

The SpaceX CEO didn’t have to include his red Tesla roadster, which reportedly was playing Space Oddity during blast off.

# spacex - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'A UFO?' - SpaceX rocket launch puzzles Californians as it streams into space
# What The...
# What The...

'A UFO?' - SpaceX rocket launch puzzles Californians as it streams into space

Dec 23rd 2017, 2:12 PM 16,630 Views 13 Comments

The launch in the setting sun created a billowing streak that was widely seen throughout the area.

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