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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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Live coverage: Rocket Lab scrubs launch of 10 commercial smallsats – Spaceflight Now

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Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket from Launch Complex 1 on Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand carrying Canon’s CE-SAT-2B Earth-imaging satellite and nine SuperDove Earth observation CubeSats for Planet. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.
Rocket Lab’s live video webcast begins approximately 15 minutes prior to launch, and will be available on this page.

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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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Touching the Asteroid | NOVA – PBS

Spacecraft OSIRIS-REx attempts to grab a piece of an asteroid to bring it back to Earth.

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In October 2020, a NASA spacecraft called OSIRIS-REx attempts to reach out and grab a piece of an asteroid named Bennu to bring it back to Earth. The OSIRIS-REx team has just three chances to extend its spacecrafts specialized arm, touch down for five seconds, and collect material from the surface of Bennu. But if they can pull it off, scientists could gain great insight into Earths own originsand even learn to defend against rogue asteroids that may one day threaten our planet. (Premiering October…

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