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Two Footsteps From Florida's Space Coast This Week – Spaceflight Now

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket test launch on Wednesday night picked up a cloud of gas at Cape Cape Canaveral 40 launch site. SpaceX conducted another test firing on Saturday night after a valve change. Credit: Spaceflight Now SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket on Cape Canaveral on Saturday night, clearing a delayed launch path with Israeli commercial communications satellite …

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The AMOS-17 flight of SpaceX Falcon 9 has been delayed indefinitely

<! – CAPA CANAVERAL, Florida – Spacecom's AMOS-17 telecommunication satellite flight has been delayed indefinitely according to a tweet published by the Air Force Space Command on August 3. The delay comes shortly after SpaceX, the launch service provider, announced a missile problem and the need for additional tests. -> Jason Rian August 4, 2019 Nine Merlin 1D engines can …

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Solar Canvas Experiment Demonstrates "Flight From Light"

A major demonstration in solar sailing was declared a success by the organization that started the experiment. The US-based planetary society stated that this week the spaceship LightSail 2 was successfully using sunlight to orbit the Earth. The trip was the most effective demonstration of solar panels so far. Solar sailing is a method that can propel a vehicle through …

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