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SpaceX Falcon Heavy to Launch Mission to the Moon in 2023
SpaceX Falcon Heavy to Launch Mission to the Moon in 2023

14 Apr 2021, 09:01 UTC / Astrobotic says it selected SpaceX and the Falcon Heavy rocket for the launch of the Griffin lander carrying the NASA VIPER rover to the Moon in 2023

 
SpaceX to Launch First Moon Space Station Elements in 2024
SpaceX to Launch First Moon Space Station Elements in 2024

13 Feb 2021, 17:22 UTC / NASA selects SpaceX to launch the Power and Propulsion Element (PPE) and Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) of the Moon space station in 2024

 
Tesla Roadster and Starman Make First Close Approach With Mars
Tesla Roadster and Starman Make First Close Approach With Mars

11 Oct 2020, 07:18 UTC / SpaceX confirms Roadster’s progress, which is now closer to Mars than it is to Earth, at under 5 million miles (8 million km)

 
Seeing Falcon Heavy Boosters Land at Night Is Like Watching Aliens Invading
Seeing Falcon Heavy Boosters Land at Night Is Like Watching Aliens Invading

28 Jun 2020, 08:41 UTC / Images of Falcon Heavy boosters landing at night in sync were recorded a year ago during the STP-2 Falcon Heavy mission.

 
See How Fast Fuel Burns at Liftoff Thanks to Transparent Space Rockets
See How Fast Fuel Burns at Liftoff Thanks to Transparent Space Rockets

15 May 2020, 11:05 UTC / Transparent space rockets video shows three types of fuels being burned in four past and present space rockets at liftoff

 
Tesla Roadster Becomes First Car to Orbit the Sun With No Help from Planet Earth
Tesla Roadster Becomes First Car to Orbit the Sun With No Help from Planet Earth

19 Aug 2019, 15:11 UTC / The space-bound Tesla Roadster has completed "about 1.003 orbits around the Sun since launch," its dedicated tracking website reports

 
Solar-Powered LightSail 2 Successfully Calls Home, Ops Ready to Begin
Solar-Powered LightSail 2 Successfully Calls Home, Ops Ready to Begin

8 Jul 2019, 12:05 UTC / On June 2 LightSail 2 send a signal back to Earth, saying all systems are go for the actual deployment of the solar sails

 
Falcon Heavy Takes Off in First Night Launch, Center Core Smashes into the Ocean
Falcon Heavy Takes Off in First Night Launch, Center Core Smashes into the Ocean

25 Jun 2019, 07:54 UTC / The rocket launched in its first night time mission at 2:30 am ET on Tuesday, carrying with it 24 satellites containing a variety of cargo

 
Falcon Heavy Going for First Night Launch on Monday, Carries Human Ashes [LIVE]
Falcon Heavy Going for First Night Launch on Monday, Carries Human Ashes [LIVE]

24 Jun 2019, 09:56 UTC / This is the first time the rocket is scheduled to take off at night and the first for the Heavy using side boosters that were flown before

 
Bill Nye to Send LightSail 2 Spacecraft in Orbit Using Falcon Heavy
Bill Nye to Send LightSail 2 Spacecraft in Orbit Using Falcon Heavy

11 Jun 2019, 13:55 UTC / Bill Nye's LightSail 2 spacecraft to launch at the end of the month inside the SpaceX Falcon Heavy, to attempt orbit movement using solar radiation

 
NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock Is a Huge Leap for Spacecraft Positioning Systems
NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock Is a Huge Leap for Spacecraft Positioning Systems

6 Jun 2019, 09:59 UTC / The Deep Space Atomic Clock will help future spacecraft determine their position with the same accuracy as GPS systems presently do

 
Falcon Heavy Booster that Fell Overboard Now Ashore, SpaceX Plans to Reuse It
Falcon Heavy Booster that Fell Overboard Now Ashore, SpaceX Plans to Reuse It

19 Apr 2019, 12:38 UTC / SpaceX brings back to shore the central booster of the Falcon Heavy that got damaged as it fell overboard en route to Port Canaveral

 
After Perfect Landing, Falcon Heavy Booster Falls Off Droneship en Route to Port
After Perfect Landing, Falcon Heavy Booster Falls Off Droneship en Route to Port

16 Apr 2019, 09:56 UTC / Due to high seas, SpaceX loses the center booster of the Falcon Heavy that landed last week on a droneship in the middle of the ocean

 
SpaceX Falcon Heavy to Attempt Triple Booster Landing
SpaceX Falcon Heavy to Attempt Triple Booster Landing

11 Apr 2019, 13:04 UTC / The second launch of the Falcon Heavy is scheduled for 5 PM Pacific time on April 11, SpaceX to attempt recovery of most of the rocket

 
This Is How the Huge Bottom of the Falcon Heavy Looks Like
This Is How the Huge Bottom of the Falcon Heavy Looks Like

8 Apr 2019, 13:06 UTC / The Falcon Heavy comprises 27 Merlin engines linked together in groups of nine, capable of generating more than 5 million pounds of thrust at liftoff

 
Where in Outer Space Is the Tesla Roadster One Year after Launch?
Where in Outer Space Is the Tesla Roadster One Year after Launch?

6 Feb 2019, 16:01 UTC / According to a tracking website, the space-bound Tesla Roadster was a short while back at a distance of over 226 million miles from Earth

 
SpaceX Targeting Second Falcon Heavy Launch in March
SpaceX Targeting Second Falcon Heavy Launch in March

1 Feb 2019, 09:11 UTC / The Falcon Heavy will be deployed by SpaceX as a means to deliver to orbit a Saudi Arabian communications satellite operated by Arabsat

 
Used Falcon 9 Launches Comms Satellite, Counter at 18 SpaceX Liftoffs in 2018
Used Falcon 9 Launches Comms Satellite, Counter at 18 SpaceX Liftoffs in 2018

16 Nov 2018, 15:57 UTC / The launch of the Falcon 9 went without a hitch, carrying a variant of the Mitsubishi Electric DS 2000 satellite bus for Qatari operator Es'hailSat

 
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Air Force Satellite Launch to Take Place in 2020
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Air Force Satellite Launch to Take Place in 2020

9 Jul 2018, 13:51 UTC / The Air Force contract for the use of Falcon Heavy marks the first contract SpaceX gets for the beefed-up Falcon Heavy rocket.

 
LEGO SpaceX Tribute Includes Tesla Roadster and Starman
LEGO SpaceX Tribute Includes Tesla Roadster and Starman

29 Jun 2018, 13:32 UTC / LEGO designers launch idea for a the SpaceX – The Ultimate Collection set, comprised of 1,583 ordinary bricks and three major components.