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Archive for February 2nd, 2021

China’s Tianwen-1 Mars mission in photos

February 2nd, 2021 by

China’s first Mars exploration mission, Tianwen-1, will arrive in orbit at the Red Planet on Feb. 10, and the rover is scheduled to land in May. See photos of the Tianwen-1 mission here!

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SpaceX’s Starship SN9 prototype launches to 10 km, crashes during landing

February 2nd, 2021 by

SpaceX’s Starship SN9 rocket launched on a high-altitude test flight but crashed and exploded during a landing attempt in South Texas Tuesday (Feb. 2).

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Replay: SpaceX launches Starship SN9 test flight

February 2nd, 2021 by

SpaceX’s Starship SN9 vehicle may attempt its first launch today (Feb. 2). You can see views of SN9 and it successor SN10 here, courtesy of Spadre.com.

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FAA grants launch license for SpaceX’s Starship SN9 prototype

February 2nd, 2021 by

The FAA has granted a launch license for Starship SN9’s high-altitude test flight today (Feb. 2) which is designed to take the shiny silver vehicle about 6 miles into the Texas skies.

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Watch live today: SpaceX to attempt Starship SN9 launch from Texas

February 2nd, 2021 by

SpaceX’s Starship SN9 vehicle may attempt its first launch today (Feb. 2). You can see views of SN9 and it successor SN10 here, courtesy of Spadre.com.

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SpaceX vs NASA: Who will get us to the moon first? Here’s how their latest rockets compare

February 2nd, 2021 by

No-one has visited the Moon since 1972. But with the advent of commercial human spaceflight, the urge to return is resurgent and generating a new space race.

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