Tuesday, September 21

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SpaceX Starman – Elon Musk Put a Car in Space
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SpaceX Starman – Elon Musk Put a Car in Space

SpaceX Starman - Elon Musk Put a Car in Space Did you know there is a car in space, right now. SpaceX conducted Falcon Heavy's maiden launch, on February 6, 2018 and the rocket carried a Tesla Roadster car as a dummy payload. But as this was Falcon heavies maiden launch they did not want to risk an expensive satellite payload, but they needed a payload as a test weight, So Elon decided on using one of his Telsa cars. The intention of Elon Musk, was to send the car on an constant orbit around the Sun & Mars. Scientists ran hundreds of different simulations of orbital possibilities and they calculate there’s a 6% chance of the Roadster crashing into Earth and a 2.5% chance of it crashing into Venus over the next 3.5 million years. Otherwise it will just float ou...
SpaceX to make history with its first manned launch
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SpaceX to make history with its first manned launch

SpaceX to make history with its first manned launch Saturday's liftoff of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station will be the first time humans will be launched by a private company's rocket. Retired Air Force Colonel Scott Caine joined CBSN to discuss this historic moment. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: https://bit.ly/2uz8qYE Watch CBSN live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7 Follow CBS News on Instagram HERE: https://www.instagram.com/cbsnews/ Like CBS News on Facebook HERE: http://facebook.com/cbsnews Follow CBS News on Twitter HERE: http://twitter.com/cbsnews Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7T Get your news on the go! Download C...
Inspiration4 | Launch
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Inspiration4 | Launch

Inspiration4 | Launch On Wednesday, September 15 at 8:02 p.m. EDT, 00:02 UTC on September 16, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 successfully launched the Inspiration4 mission – the world’s first all-civilian human spaceflight to orbit – from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Approximately three days after liftoff, Dragon and the crew of Inspiration4 will splash down at one of several possible landing sites off the Florida coast. Follow Dragon’s journey in the tracker above as the Inspiration4 crew orbits Earth approximately every 90 minutes. Inspiration4 is commanded by Jared Isaacman, founder and CEO of Shift4 Payments and an accomplished pilot and adventurer. Joining him are Medical Officer Hayley Arceneaux, a physician assistant at St. Jude...
Elon Musk Under Major Investigation For Discrimination At SpaceX
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Elon Musk Under Major Investigation For Discrimination At SpaceX

Elon Musk Under Major Investigation For Discrimination At SpaceX Elon Musk Under Major Investigation For Discrimination At SpaceX Elon Musk and SpaceX coming under pretty heavy fire these days. From none other than the United States Justice Department. The world's leading private space company has recently received and has been forced to comply with a subpoena. This is all a part of a serious and extremely intensive investigation into whether SpaceX has been illegally discriminating against foreign applicants. These are extremely grave allegations and the fact that the Justice Department is looking further into it, is definitely not a good sign. Even though some pretty messy things could be discovered. A lot of damage has already been doing to the public image of ...