Watch SpaceX launch a U.S. spy satellite live and bring its booster back for a landing on terra firma – TechCrunch

SpaceX is launching a Falcon 9 today from Kennedy Space Center, with a launch window that spans three hours and opens at 9 AM EST (6 AM PST). The mission will carry a spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and will include a recovery attempt for the first-stage booster used on the […]

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SpaceX will launch a new NASA satellite — and land with a boom this weekend – CNET

The next SpaceX Falcon 9 launch is slated to carry a new NASA and European Space Agency satellite to orbit as soon as Saturday. The payload will be the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, which is the latest in a series of satellites that have provided critical data about sea level rise and climate change for […]

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China successfully sends world’s first 6G communications test satellite into orbit from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center

Beijing: China has reportedly become the world’s first country to have successfully sent the 6G communications test satellite into the orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the Shanxi Province. As per the reports, the technology is expected to be over 100 times faster than 5G… More about this article in the link below… […]

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The U.S. Air Force’s Secret Spy Drone Makes Public Debut—On Instagram

The U.S. Air Force’s secret stealth spy drone apparently has broken cover. An aircraft matching the description of the bat-wing RQ-180 flew high over Edwards Air Force Base in California in broad daylight sometime in early October, its twin engines trailing a long, puffy contrail… More about this article in the link below… https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidaxe/2020/11/01/the-us-air-forces-secret-spy-drone-makes-public-debut-on-instagram/?sh=3b3d61851458

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Loft Orbital satellite to carry experiment for DARPA’s Blackjack program – SpaceNews

Loft Orbital is working under a contract from SSCI, which received a DARPA contract to fly a demonstration of the Blackjack Pit Boss mission system. WASHINGTON — Loft Orbital’s YAM-3 satellite — scheduled to fly on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rideshare mission — will carry a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency experiment for the Blackjack […]

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