Artikel: SpaceX lanceert zondag nieuwe Falcon 9 raket

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SpaceX will launch a powerful Telstar communications satellite into orbit early Sunday morning (July 22), testing out the spaceflight company’s new Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket for the second time.

The launch is set to occur Sunday between 1:50 a.m. and 5:50 a.m. EDT (0550 to 0950 GMT) from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, and you can watch it live online here at Space.com, courtesy of SpaceX. You can also follow the action directly at SpaceX’s site.

SpaceX successfully completed a test-fire of the two-stage Falcon 9 Wednesday (July 18), firing the first stage’s nine Merlin engines at full power to test them before lowering the rocket to attach the satellite payload, according to SpaceflightNow.

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SpaceX lancering 2018-7-21

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Artikel: SpaceX lanceert vrijdagochtend raket naar het ISS

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SpaceX will launch a new resupply mission to the International Space Station early Friday (June 29), and you can watch the spaceflight action live online.

A two-stage SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket topped with the company’s robotic Dragon cargo capsule is scheduled to lift off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Friday at 5:42 a.m. EDT (0942 GMT). You can watch the launch here at Space.com, courtesy of NASA TV, beginning at 5:15 a.m. EDT (0915). You can also watch it live directly via NASA TV, or via SpaceX’s website.

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Falcon 9 booster

Artikel: SpaceX Rocket to Launch Satellite Early Friday: Watch Live

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SpaceX will launch a communications satellite early Friday morning (June 1), and you can watch the liftoff live.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a used first stage is scheduled to lift off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 12:29 a.m. EDT (0429 GMT) Friday and carry the SES-12 satellite to orbit for the Luxembourg-based telecom company SES. You can watch the launch live here at Space.com, courtesy of SpaceX, or directly via SpaceX’s website

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Artikel: Falcon 9 block 5: een nieuwe trede naar goedkopere ruimtevaart

Sander van Luit

10 mei 2018 zal SpaceX de meest geavanceerde versie van hun succesraket de Falcon 9 lanceren: de block 5.

De block 5 heeft een 2e trap die 100x mee kan gaan, met een “refurbishment” na elke 10 lanceringen. SpaceX heeft het dus zover gebracht dat raketten straks niet 1 keer meegaan, maar tot 100 keer. Dit zou de kosten van ruimtevaart nog verder moeten laten dalen… lees verder