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Look! Up in the sky! Falcon Heavy lifts off.

I’ve been watching the SpaceX launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket. They sent up Elon Musk’s personal Tesla Roadster. This booster can lift 64 metric tons (141,000 lbs), more than a 737 jetliner loaded with passengers, crew, luggage and fuel. … Continue reading

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Grasshopper

This is amazing. Meet Grasshopper. Grasshopper (aka Falcon 9 by Spacex) had a test flight on 13 August.  It flew to an altitude of 250m with a lateral offset of 100m and then maneuvered back to its launch pad. Well … Continue reading

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