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SpaceX lost the successfully landed main stage of the Falcon Heavy rocket

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Last week, SpaceX, a private aerospace company, successfully landed the spent central first stage of the super-heavy Falcon Heavy launch vehicle on a robotic barge in the Atlantic Ocean. However, it was still not possible to save the stage. This is caused by the troubled waters, reports The Verge portal, citing the company's statement. “At […]

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SpaceX conducted the first successful commercial launch of the Falcon Heavy super-heavy rocket

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With the launch of the Kennedy Space Center, owned by NASA, LC-39A, the successful commercial launch of the super-heavy Falcon Heavy launch vehicle of the US aerospace company SpaceX was conducted. The launch was supposed to take place the day before, but was postponed due to inappropriate weather conditions. The carrier should bring a new […]

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SpaceX saved the Falcon Heavy rocket nose cone and is going to reuse it

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SpaceX, after today's first fully successful commercial launch of the Arabsat 6A telecommunications satellite, managed to maintain in integrity not only the three accelerators of the super-heavy launch vehicle Falcon Heavy, but also its nose fairing, which the company plans to use again in one of the future space missions. 2019 About this through his […]

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Rocket Lab will produce a universal satellite platform

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The American company Rocket Lab announced the beginning of the development of a universal satellite platform. Now the company acts only as a contractor for the launch of compact satellites developed by other companies. The Verge portal notes that Rocket Lab is not going to engage in the full development and production of its own […]

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Created an alternative rocket fuel, safe for people

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Since the times of World War II, an extremely toxic and carcinogenic substance called hydrazine has been included in rocket fuel. Its presence eliminates the need for an ignition system — to create the thrust required for the movement of the rocket, it is sufficient to add some oxidizer. Scientists at McGill University believe that […]

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