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Live Saturday: SpaceX will attempt a return to flight

(Source: arstechnica.com)

On Saturday, SpaceX will attempt to launch its Falcon 9 rocket for the first time since a fueling accident on Sept. 1, 2016, which destroyed the booster and its satellite payload on the launch pad. 273 more words


SpaceX finances revealed on eve of launch

As SpaceX prepares for its first Falcon 9 rocket launch in five months, a new report about the company’s finances is pointing to the importance of getting back to routine operations – and the importance of SpaceX’s satellite operation in the Seattle area. 91 more words


SpaceX’s Return to Orbit: T-Minus One Day

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is set to return to space tomorrow, January 14th, the company’s first launch since an explosion on September 1st of last year. 196 more words



In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit. Such objects are sometimes called artificial satellites to distinguish them from… 253 more words


Is Google Going to Sell Its Satellite Business?

Is Google going to sell its satellite business? “Alphabet Inc. is in talks to sell the Skybox Imaging satellite business it acquired for $500 million less than three years ago, another sign the technology giant is ratcheting back grand ambitions to blanket the globe with internet service.”

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Satellite systems and space development programs: a talk by Prof. Motoi Wada of Doshisha University

The Department of Physics of Ateneo de Manila University cordially invites you to

Art of Science and Engineering III: A Talk on Satellite Systems and Space Development Programs… 154 more words

Seymour Chatman- All About the Narrative

Seymour Chatman was an American film and literary critic, as well as a professor, and was particularly well known for his book ‘Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film’. 651 more words