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Blue Origin and SpaceX Team and First Interplanitary Flight!

20 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

While Jeff Bezos has a rocket company it is pretty interesting to see that his company, Blue Origin, will not be launching the satellites for Amazon's Project Kulper internet service constellation. Amazon is arriving late to the party was both SpaceX...

SpaceX: We have a Go for Launch! Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon now Vertical!

18 Apr 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Cje95

Fantastic news for everyone following space developments! SpaceX has been given the go ahead for the upcoming Crew-2 launch on the 22ed of this month! While I know it is common for me to say how things are big for SpaceX often it is because well they...

SpaceX: Going to the Moon and Bringing Doge Along!

17 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Today SpaceX snagged one of its biggest contracts yet! NASA selected them over Blue Origin and Dynetics to build the lunar lander for the NASA Artemis Project. The contract value is a whopping $2.89 BILLION to build the Human Landing System or HLS. S...

SpaceX and Others News: Evaluations, Selection, and Test Flight

15 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

What would it be without another day of space news led by SpaceX. SpaceX continues to make news and this time it was on two different fronts.   The first thing has to do with funding as SpaceX released amended finance forms. After initially releasing...

Blue Origin and Nuclear Powered Space Travel

14 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

The Pentagon's Research and Development Arm or DARPA awarded three contracts recently for the DRACO (Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislucar Operations) program. The contracts are divided into two parts and are to fund the first 18-month phase of the...

SpaceX: Abandoning Some Reusability Plans and More!

11 Apr 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Cje95

Catching Fairings  Even though SpaceX routinely launches and lands their Falcon 9 rocket boosters there are more components that they had initially wished to recover after a launch. The most noticeable of those was catching the fairings that encompas...

SpaceX: April 8th Update!

9 Apr 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Starlink Updates! With Starlink's continued rollout and an increase in consumer interest SpaceX's President, Gwynne Shotwell addressed the idea of tiered pricing which is very common for most service companies. She was upfront with the fact that Spac...

Starship's Launch and Septembers Private Space Launch

31 Mar 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Cje95

Well, early this morning SpaceX decided to give it a go and launch Starship. To say the results were expected would not be accurate. The liftoff occurred without a hitch and new cameras were installed giving watchers an amazing view of the belly flop...

SpaceX: SN11 Launch Postponed, Freaking out Europe, and Upcoming Launches

30 Mar 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Cje95

After standing down last Friday it was expected that SpaceX would attempt to launch Starship again today. However, thanks to the FAA that will no longer be a possibility. The test was the same one that has been attempted two previous times with Stars...

Space News: Ramping Up of Public Private Business and SpaceX

28 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cje95

New NASA Project Announced This last week NASA unveiled the Commercial LEO Destinations (CLD) project. Hoping to replicate the success of the Commercial Cargo and Commercial Crew program NASA has announced plans to award up to $400 million to as many...