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    1. SpaceX plans first all civilian orbital space flight

      SpaceX's announcement: https://www.spacex.com/updates/inspiration-4-mission/index.html Mission website: https://www.inspiration4.com/ The flight, dubbed Inspiration4, is being paid for by Jared...

      SpaceX's announcement: https://www.spacex.com/updates/inspiration-4-mission/index.html
      Mission website: https://www.inspiration4.com/

      The flight, dubbed Inspiration4, is being paid for by Jared Isaacman, of Shift4 payments. He's taking three other people with him. The seat dubbed "Generosity" is being raffled for donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The "Hope" seat will go to a St. Jude ambassador. The "Prosperity" seat is a "Sign up for my company and tweet about it" thing.

      10 votes
    2. I may qualify for beta testing SpaceX Starlink

      Yesterday, I just happened upon a recent YouTube video of the launch of SpaceX Starlink satellites. At the time, I didn't know what all of this was about so I Googled it and found their website....

      Yesterday, I just happened upon a recent YouTube video of the launch of SpaceX Starlink satellites.

      At the time, I didn't know what all of this was about so I Googled it and found their website.

      Turns out that they will be rolling this out in the northern US and Canada first. So, I entered my email and service address to see what's what.

      I got an email response that they will begin with beta testing later this year and I could be one of these people qualified to do so.

      10 votes
    3. Why did the spaceX crew return to earth so soon?

      So I’m just sitting here wondering why they returned so soon, 2 months Doesn’t seem like a very long time considering the money and preparation involved. I did a quick search to try and find the...

      So I’m just sitting here wondering why they returned so soon, 2 months Doesn’t seem like a very long time considering the money and preparation involved.

      I did a quick search to try and find the answer without any luck, so wondering if anyone on here can shed some light on the reason.

      23 votes
    4. Recap: SpaceX successfully launches Crew Dragon with Bob Behnken & Doug Hurley on SpX Demo-2 mission to the ISS, restoring US spaceflight for the first time in nine years

      Decided I'd post a text post and provide links to all the content, since there's so much and it's all quite diverse. I'll update this post throughout the day with more content: NASA Press Release:...

      Decided I'd post a text post and provide links to all the content, since there's so much and it's all quite diverse. I'll update this post throughout the day with more content:

      31 votes