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Space for all: Not your father’s astronauts!

So far, only around 600 people have been to space, which is shocking given that there are around 7 or 8 billion of people in existence. Is that about to change? What changes will it bring to humanity? Beltalowda!

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Is SpaceX REALLY Bringing Down Launch Costs?

In this Lightning Round video, Joe Scott talks about whether SpaceX’s reusability is actually bringing down launch costs, discuss deep ocean research, consider how fecal transplants could reverse aging, and other equally weird things.

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Transporter-5 Mission Live Stream

SpaceX is targeting Wednesday, May 25 for a Falcon 9 launch of Transporter-5 to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The 57-minute launch window opens at 2:35 p.m. ET, or 18:35 UTC. Falcon 9’s first stage booster previously launched Crew-1, Crew-2, SXM-8, CRS-23, IXPE, one […]

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Will this finally be the date of the Starship orbital launch?

Elon Musk confirmed, Starship launch is likely to happen in May, and yes, using Raptor 2 engines.

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Why don’t rocket engines melt? How engineers keep engines cool

Obviously, rocket engines need to produce heat to function, after all, their only real purpose is to convert the chemical energy in the propellant into pressure and heat so they can produce thrust. How do these engines survive this intense heat? Here’s a video that explores just that:

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SpaceX’s Future and Starship Presentation

Here’s a condensed version of SpaceX’s plans for the near future. One week down in 2022 and I tell you, this year I think is going to be quite astounding. After the eventful year we’ve just had in 2021, it is easy to forget just how far we’ve come in 12 months. We are exploring […]

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Are Scientists Actually Building an Elevator to Space?

Explore the physics behind space elevators, which would theoretically use a cable anchored to Earth and extending into space. Sending rockets into space requires sacrificing expensive equipment, burning massive amounts of fuel, and risking potential catastrophe. So in the space race of the 21st century, some engineers are abandoning rockets for something more exciting: elevators. […]

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Starbase: A Gateway to Mars

Are you ready for Mars? SpaceX is working on getting humans there and it’s getting closer to reality every day.

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