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SpaceX launches next-gen GPS satellite for US Space Force, lands rocket

November 5th, 2020 by

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lit up the evening sky above Florida tonight (Nov. 5) to carry an advanced new GPS satellite to orbit for the U.S. Space Force.

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Watch live: SpaceX to launch advanced GPS satellite for US Space Force

November 5th, 2020 by

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a new GPS navigation satellite for the US Space Force today, Nov. 5, from Florida. Watch it live here.

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Star Trek: Discovery’ keeps going strong with season 3, episode 4 — ‘Forget Me Not’

November 5th, 2020 by

The fourth episode of Season 4 of “Star Trek: Discovery,” entitled “Forget Me Not” is another strong installment as Adira takes the plunge and Lt. Detmer freaks out.

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You can watch SpaceX launch advanced GPS satellite tonight. Here’s how.

November 5th, 2020 by

SpaceX is set to launch an upgraded GPS satellite into orbit for the U.S. Space Force today (Nov. 5), and you can watch the action online.

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SpaceX opens Starlink satellite internet to public beta testers: report

November 5th, 2020 by

SpaceX is now sending out email invitations for public beta testing of Starlink, the company’s upcoming satellite internet service.

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Rocket Lab will try to recover an Electron booster during Nov. 15 launch

November 5th, 2020 by

Rocket Lab aims to recover the first stage of its two-stage Electron rocket during its next mission, which is scheduled to launch from New Zealand during a window that opens on Nov. 15.

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