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"Russian Falcon 9" was cheaper than the American

The manufacture of a reusable medium-sized rocket with a methane-powered engine will cost Roscosmos 900 million rubles, RIA Novosti writes with reference to the presentation of the head of the state corporation Dmitry Rogozin. According to the agency, the manager’s slide compares the characteristics of a promising rocket with the current Soyuz-2.1b. The start of […]

Ilon Musk again launched super heavy Falcon Heavy

SpaceX has launched the Falcon Heavy super-heavy launch vehicle. Live broadcast of the event was conducted on the company's website. The rocket, launched from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral in Florida, will put the Saudi communications satellite Arabsat-6A into orbit. After the boosters perform their task, they must land on their own engines […]

SpaceX lost the central unit Falcon Heavy

The upper stage of the super-heavy rocket Falcon Heavy has drowned during transportation to the coast of Florida. About this writes The Verge. According to a company representative, due to weather conditions and a storm, the first step could not stand on the platform and fell into the water. It is noted that the company […]

SpaceX launched all 27 Falcon Heavy engines at once

The US company SpaceX on the site 39A of the Kennedy Space Center (USA) conducted a “quick” fire tests of the engines Merlin 1D super-heavy Falcon rocket, reports Teslarati. The publication notes that we are talking about the short inclusion of the power units of the central unit and a pair of lateral accelerators of […]

Price Falcon 9 fell

The launch cost for commercial customers of the Falcon 9 heavy rocket with the previously used first stage has been officially reduced, Space News reports. The publication drew attention to the statement by Jonathan Hofeller, Vice-President of SpaceX, the American company for commercial sales, made in June at the APSAT-2019 conference (Asia Pacific Satellite Conference). […]