Launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket which resulted in reports being submitted GEIPAN.
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If you see something mystifying happening in Europe’s skies, get in touch with France’s Study and Information Group on Unidentified Aerospace Phenomena. They could well have a rational explanation for you.
A frame from A Trip to the Moon.
Some people are outraged that human negligence will disfigure the Moon. But that’s not the main issue.
Four people – none of them trained astronauts – launched into orbit aboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule on Sept. 15, 2021.
The Inspiration4 mission sent four civilians to space for three days. Though still funded by a billionaire, the mission is a step forward in the nascent space tourism industry.
The astronauts during a dress rehearsal.
To intercept the ISS, the capsule must match the station’s speed, altitude and inclination.
Minutes after launching the Falcon Heavy rocket, SpaceX was livestreaming footage from the Tesla Roadster it released into space.
SpaceX’s advances in space technology have reduced barriers to space and changed the direction of American space policy, but it is not without its challenges.
Falcon Heavy’s first payload will be a Tesla Roadster, set to become the world’s fastest car following its launch into a heliocentric orbit.
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy could propel two fully loaded city buses more than 50 times the height of Mount Everest at 32 times the cruising speed of a Boeing 747.
Will it be only a few decades before Mars tourism is a reality?
Musk’s audacious plan to blast people to Mars by 2024 glosses over some important social and political challenges that SpaceX will need to successfully navigate to get off the ground.
When will we see a woman or a man walk on Mars?
Sending humans to Mars is a 5-10 year project goal for several global operators right now. It’s expensive - but Elon Musk unveiled his new commercial plan today.
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket blasts off.
Yes, it really is rocket science.