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SpaceX set to launch again Monday

Sun Jan 08 01:57:21 EST 2017 | PHYS ORG
SpaceX plans to resume flights of its Falcon 9 rocket on Monday, after pinning down the cause of a launchpad explosion that destroyed a satellite in September, a spokesman said. The California-based private space firm is expected to launch 10 Iridium NEXT communications satellites from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Iridium said Friday on its website that a static test fire of the Falcon 9 had been completed and the rocket would be ready for next week's launch scheduled for 1822 GM..

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SpaceX’s first rocket launch since August has been pushed back to January 14th, due to rain and heavy winds that are expected near the launch site in California over the next week...
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It looks like fans of SpaceX would have to wait a little longer to see the space company's first Falcon 9 rocket launch since August 2016. SpaceX postponed a planned Jan. 9 liftoff..
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(Photo : NASA via Getty Images) In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), SpaceXs Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft lift off from La..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket company has been cleared to resume flying following a launch pad explosion four months ago, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration ..
The International Space Station is getting on in years, and at some point in the next decade we’re going to learn the date of its shutdown. But what comes next? A new company ..
SpaceX is ready to give Falcon 9 another shot at launching into space from the Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1:22 p.m E.T. on Jan. 9. The company initially announced plans for ..
SpaceX’s upcoming Falcon 9 launch has been postponed, again. The launch, originally scheduled to take place on Jan. 8, had been pushed back to Jan. 9, and on Sunday, it was resched..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has encapsulated its Space Based Infrared System satellite in preparation for the craft's planned launch. The satellite, b..
Bad weather has postponed SpaceX's plan to resume flights of its Falcon 9 rocket until at least January 14, the California-based private space firm said. SpaceX had planned a launc..
HAWTHORNE, Calif., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- SpaceX's planned rocket launch was delayed five days until Jan. 14 because of bad weather. The launch was originally scheduled for 10:22 a.m. Mon..
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has delayed a planned return to flight for another week owing to bad weather and predictions of continuing storms around a central ..
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NASA on Wednesday awarded four more contracts each to SpaceX and Boeing for crewed flights to the International Space Station (ISS). The contracts, announced under the space agency..
ABOVE VIDEO: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the pad during a static test firing on Sept. 1, 2016 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Sation. (USLaunchReport ..
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LEESBURG, VA (WUSA9) - The Satellite Network Operations Center at Iridium is rehearsing for a new satellite to be launched on a SpaceX rocket that will start replacing an aging com..
LEESBURG, VA (WUSA9) - The Satellite Network Operations Center at Iridium is rehearsing for a new satellite to be launched on a SpaceX rocket that will start replacing an aging com..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket company has been cleared to resume flying following a launch pad explosion four months ago, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration ..
SpaceX postponed a scheduled launch of its Falcon 9 rocket Sunday because of high winds and rain at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch would have been the company..
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - SpaceX is pushing back its next rocket launch because of high winds and rain at its launch site in California. SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, which was scheduled t..
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Elon Musk has ambitious goals for SpaceX in the next couple of years. The company plans to launch its new massive rocket, the Falcon Heavy, as it works toward flying an unmann..
SpaceX has concluded their explosion investigation and is ready to resume their space transport service. (Photo : http://www.gettyimages.com/license/505316992) Elon Musk's commerci..
NASA gave Boeing and SpaceX orders Tuesday for four more crew flights each to the International Space Station. The missions are part of $6.8 billion in contracts already ..
SpaceX plans to resume flights of its Falcon 9 rocket on Monday, after pinning down the cause of a launchpad explosion that destroyed a satellite in September, a spokesman said. Th..