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January 9, 2018 3:05 AM U.S. spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit -officials

WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A U.S. spy satellite that was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard a SpaceX rocket on Sunday failed to reach orbit and is assumed to be a total loss, two U.S. officials briefed on the mission said on Monday. The classified intelligence satellite, built by Northrop Grumman Corp, failed to separate from the second

January 8, 2018 2:33 AM SpaceX launches secretive Zuma mission

SpaceX on Sunday blasted off a secretive US government payload known as Zuma, a mission whose nature -- and the agency behind it -- remains a mystery. "Three, two, one, ignition and liftoff," said a SpaceX commentator as the Falcon 9 rocket launched under cover of darkness from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 8:00 pm (0100 GMT Monday). The launch was initially 3

December 23, 2017 3:46 AM What is SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket? Spacecraft that sparked fears of ‘UFO’ over California

SPACEX’s launch of its Falcon 9 rocket on early Saturday morning sparked a meltdown on social media as users feared “the end of the world” and the arrival of an alien UFO. One Twitter user, sharing a picture of the phenomenon, questioned: “The end of the world!?” Meanwhile Eric de Franco tweeted: “What is this?? UFO in California or SpaceX 39

December 23, 2017 3:24 AM SpaceX launch pictured: Rocket sparks 'alien' and 'End of Word' fears in California

PICTURES have emerged of Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 rocket being launched as it sparked fears from Californian residents. The rocket created a spectacular luminous blue trail across the skies of California. Picture have emerged from Los Angeles, San Diego and other part of the US state. However, the stunning launch sparked panic from Californian residents 29

December 23, 2017 3:16 AM 'UFO' spotted over California sparks fear of 'alien invasion' during SpaceX launch

ELON Musk has launched his Falcon 9 rocket in the final mission of the year which has been captured in dramatic footage. The stunning phenomenon sparked panic from Californian residents – who unaware of a planned launch by Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The footage of the launch looked spectacular across the night sky with a luminous blue trail. Twitter user Melanie 40

December 22, 2017 8:10 AM Russia wants to build a five-star luxury hotel up on the International Space Station

Space tourists will also be offered the opportunity to go on spacewalks. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to gaze upon the Earth from space? As private space companies like SpaceX and Virgin Galactic race to make space tourism a reality, the possibility of civilians flying to space for a holiday inches ever closer. Now, the Russian Space 12

December 14, 2017 5:48 PM Touchdown! Astronauts land back on Earth after almost six months aboard the space station

Three astronauts have landed back on Earth after nearly six months on board the International Space Station. A Russian Soyuz capsule containing Nasa's Randy Bresnik, Russia's Sergey Ryazanskiy and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency descended under a red-and-white parachute and landed on schedule at 2:37pm local time on the vast steppes outside 16 1

December 12, 2017 10:01 AM SpaceX delays fully recycled rocket and capsule launch

The resupply mission has been pushed back to Wednesday, when SpaceX will deliver goods to the International Space Station. The mission to restock the International Space Station will be carried out by the Falcon 9 rocket and the Dragon capsule, both of which have been used before. According to SpaceX, the back-up launch date of Wednesday is being used instead 11

December 9, 2017 4:42 AM SpaceX will launch a reused rocket and Dragon capsule for the first time in historic ISS mission

SpaceX will attempt to launch both a previously used orbital rocket and a spacecraft for the first time in a historic resupply mission to the International Space Station next week. CEO Elon Musk announced the news in a post on Instagram and shared photos of the missions in which the Falcon 9 and Dragon capsule were last flown. The CRS-13 resupply mission 15

November 30, 2017 12:01 PM Elon Musk asked 'why is there no Flat Mars Society!', and here's what the flat-Earthers had to say

The SpaceX CEO was talking about the Martian equivalent of the Flat Earth Society, an organised community of flat-Earthers. As the group of so-called flat-Earthers – people who believe that our planet might actually be flat – continues to grow big, Space X boss Elon Musk started wondering if these people also believe that other planets are flat too. After 22