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SpaceX Falcon 9 Set to Launch Next Starlink Mission Sunday Morning – News 13 Orlando

It's the 6th launch and landing for this booster.

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. Sunday morning saw a successful launch from Florida’s Space Coast. SpaceX Falcon 9 blasted off at 8:25 a.m. on the company’s latest Starlink mission. 
What You Need To Know

  • SpaceX Falcon 9 launched at 8:25 a.m. Sunday
  • SpaceX sending up 60 Starlink internet satellites
  • More than 700 satellites are already in space — set to provide international internet service
  • More Space News

The Falcon 9 launched from Pad 39A at Kennedy Spa…

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Can’t crush this: Beetle armor gives clues to tougher planes – Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a beetle that can withstand bird pecks, animal stomps and even being rolled over by a Toyota Camry. Now scientists are studying what the bug’s…

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NEW YORK (AP) Its a beetle that can withstand bird pecks, animal stomps and even being rolled over by a Toyota Camry. Now scientists are studying what the bugs crush-resistant shell could teach them about designing stronger planes and buildings.
This beetle is super tough, said Purdue University civil engineer Pablo Zavattieri, who was among a group of researchers that ran over the insect with a car as part of a new study.
So, how does the seemingly indestructible insect do it? The species aptly…

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‘Starman’ just zipped past Mars in his rapidly-decaying Tesla Roadster – Live Science

He probably doesn’t look so pretty anymore.

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Starman the dummy riding a cherry-red Tesla Roadster through space has made his closest approach ever to Mars.
That electric convertible with its mannequin passenger bolted to the top of a Falcon Heavy rocket as a stunt during the SpaceX rocket’s first test launch Feb, 6, 2018. (It’s common for test launches to include heavy payloads, but they’re usually more boring than cherry-red sportscars.) Two years later, the Falcon Heavy upper stage and the vehicle at its tip are making their second trip…

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Watch a rocket launch, spaceship landing, asteroid update and more live today – Space.com

Buckle your seatbelts, it’s a busy day in space

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If you’re looking for more space in your life, look no farther: The stars have aligned to bring your four separate space events today (Oct. 21).
The U.S. Space Force
will unveil its first field command station, a science team reports on its attempt to have a spacecraft snatch a piece of an asteroid. a robotic mission will launch to Earth orbit and three astronauts will return home after six months of living and working in space. You’ll be able to watch it all live here
and on Space.com’s homepage,…

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