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Starship SN5 completes engine test – short, low-altitude flight test to follow ‘soon’ says Elon Musk – TechCrunch

The sixth full-scale testing prototype of SpaceX’s Starship has successfully completed a key static fire test of its Raptor engines, according to...

Rocket launch startup Astra readies for orbital test flight as early as Sunday – TechCrunch

Rocket launch startup Astra is readying for its first orbital flight test, set to take place either this weekend or next week, weather...

NASA successfully launches its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover using an Atlas V rocket – TechCrunch

NASA has launched one of its most crucial science missions to date, the Mars 2020 mission that carries its Perseverance robotic rover....

ispace reveals the final design of its lunar lander ahead of its first mission to the Moon in 2022 – TechCrunch

Japanese new space startup ispace has revealed the final design of its HAKUTO-R lunar lander, a spacecraft set to make its first touchdown...

Watch NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover launch live – TechCrunch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21X5lGlDOfg NASA is set to launch its newest rover to Mars later this morning. The liftoff is set for 7:50 AM EDT (4:50...

NASA reveals the astronauts who will fly on SpaceX’s second operational Crew Dragon spacecraft mission – TechCrunch

NASA and SpaceX are looking to finish up the final demonstration mission of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon astronaut spacecraft at the end of...

Dawn Aerospace unveils the Mk II Aurora suborbital space plane, capable of multiple same-day flights – TechCrunch

Just like we enjoy a range of different possible modes of transportation on Earth, the potential of the space economy allows for many...

More evidence of increasing militarization of space as U.S. claims Russia satellite weapon test – TechCrunch

The U.S. Space Command has released details about an alleged anti-satellite weapons test it suspects Russian of conducting using an existing probe already...

SpaceX and NASA target September for first operational astronaut crew launch – TechCrunch

SpaceX and NASA are aiming to launch the first official operational mission of the SpaceX Crew Dragon human-rated spacecraft sometime in September,...

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In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo is laying off 143 people, or about 14 percent of its workforce, as people continue to avoid...

AC Podcast 485: Antitrust Hearing; Note 20 Leaks; Huawei leads shipments

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First Halo 3: ODST on PC flight begins in August, says 343 Industries

Halo developer 343 Industries has confirmed in a blog post that Halo 3: ODST on PC will begin test flighting in the first...

Google is about to fix the most annoying thing about Chromebooks

Source: Daniel Bader / Android Central If you're one of the many people wishing your Chromebook could run legacy Windows applications like Microsoft Office,...
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