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NASA tested its new moon rocket in Mississippi, and it only caught on fire a little bit

Home News The Space Launch System’s engines wobbled dramatically during the static fire test, but did not trigger an abord. A small fire is visible in the upper right corner, where NASA says some tape ignited. (Image credit: NASA TV) NASA conducted its second major test of its powerful new moon rocket, and this time…

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Rocket Report: Pegasus booster will fly hacking SpaceX telemetry

Let’s do launch — “The RS-25 is a great program for us.” Eric Berger – Mar 19, 2021 11:00 am UTC Enlarge / NASA astronaut Jessica Meir looks on as the SLS core stage completes a full-duration eight-minute firing.Welcome to Edition 3.37 of the Rocket Report! This week saw NASA reach a big milestone in…

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SpaceX uses rocket booster for recording 9th time in Starlink launching

SpaceX launched a batch of Starlink satellites and successfully caught the rocket’s first stage for reuse for a record ninth time.

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Rocket Report: China debuts new booster, SpaceX eyeing Indonesia launching website?

“This is a game-changer for South African space science.”

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Rocket Report: SpaceX explains landing failure, more on New Glenn waits

“The level of detail that we get is remarkable, how good the forecast is.”

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Rocket Lab: Private Spaceflight for Tiny Satellites

Providing space for the small.

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A brand new rocket, Venus missions and much more: Rocket Lab’s Peter Beck is aiming big in space

Space.com caught up with Rocket Lab founder and CEO Peter Beck to talk about the company’s newly announced Neutron rocket, other plans going forward — and how his hat tasted.

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A SpaceX rocket will launch a Starlink satellite fleet tonight and you can watch it live. Here is how.

SpaceX will launch its next batch of Starlink satellites on Sunday (Feb. 28) and you can watch it live online.

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Sounding rocket CLASP2 elucidates solar magnetic field

Cooperative operations between a solar observation satellite and a sounding-rocket telescope have measured the magnetic field strength in the photosphere and chromosphere above an active solar plage region. This is the first time that the magnetic field in the chromosphere has been charted all the way up its top. This finding brings us closer to…

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Iran launches new rocket on suborbital test flight: report

Iran recently test-launched a new rocket, according to the country’s state television on Monday (Feb. 8) and news reports.