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SpaceX Mars mission

SpaceX gave a presentation earlier this week describing their plans to take people to Mars. It was a great presentation. It was about 2 hours in length, but this video gives a quick overview of the method. A manned rocket … Continue reading

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SpaceX did the impossible

When SpaceX first announced that they were going to return the first stage booster to earth and it would be re-useable, and that would drastically reduce the cost of sending cargo to space, all the “experts” said it was impossible. … Continue reading

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SpaceX Landing

Here is a better view of the landing attempt. They purposely exploded the rocket when it went out of control as it was tipping over. Indications from early data are that one of the control loops was out of tune … Continue reading

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SpaceX

oh so close. SpaceX made their second attempt to land the first stage booster on the barge out at sea, and they once again got the booster back to the barge, but it was not a perfect landing. They had … Continue reading

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SpaceX

SpaceX is getting ready for their first test launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket. This rocket will be the most powerful rocket to launch since the Saturn V moon rockets in the 60’s and early 70’s. They are also still … Continue reading

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Barbara Walters – Elon Musk

Pretty good video about Elon Musk. More ABC News Videos | ABC World News

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SpaceX and the re-useable rocket. Came across this nice article explaining the significance and importance of SpaceX and their reuseable rocket. http://www.thespacereview.com/article/2466/1 Here is a test showing their 10 story rocket performing a lateral movement during the landing. So far … Continue reading

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