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Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket launches two Nasa astronauts into orbit in historic manned mission to ISS as Trump watches on

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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Turns out Elon can't control the weather - what a scrub: Rain, clouds delay historic manned SpaceX-NASA launch

1 month ago   |   By The Register

Lightning strike threat postpones lift-off to Saturday NASA's attempt to launch American astronauts to the International Space Station aboard an American-made rocket from American soil for the first time in nearly a decade was aborted today due to bad weather...
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Elon Musk's biggest worry about SpaceX's first astronaut mission isn't the rocket launch - it's the spaceship's return to Earth

Elon Musk's biggest worry about SpaceX's first astronaut mission isn't the rocket launch - it's the spaceship's return to Earth

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

SpaceX is set to launch its first astronauts to the International Space Station on Saturday - a mission that would make history, but is not without significant risks .
Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, has said his biggest concern is not the rocket launch, though: It's safely returning NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to Earth.
Musk said he's worried about the Crew Dragon spaceship's asymmetric design, which he said has a minor chance of causing the spaceship to rotate.
Such a rotation, he said, could catch superheated plasma in the ship's escape thrusters as it plows through...
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