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SpaceX rocket set to slam into the moon at 5,000 mph

While SpaceX has nailed the process of landing the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket back on terra firma, the second stage is left to burn up in the atmosphere as it falls back to Earth. At least, that’s what usually happens. A mission launched by SpaceX in...
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A SpaceX Rocket is Set to Collide With the Moon! Know All About the Crash, Expected Impact, Visibility from Earth & More

As if traffic accidents on the Earth weren’t prevalent enough, instances of such crashes occurring in space are slowly becoming more and more common. Consider just last month, when China complained that its space station had experienced two "close encounters" with Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites through 2021, due to which it was forced to move in order to avoid collisions.
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SpaceX plans twilight launch of Italian satellite from Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- SpaceX plans to launch an Italian Earth-observation satellite, the COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation 2, into orbit from Florida on Thursday evening. The launch company plans liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 6:11 p.m. EST. The...

Final 2 rocket launch opportunities! Plus meet an Astronaut on the same day at Kennedy Space Center

It’s not every day you are able to have such an amazing and exciting time outdoors in the middle of winter. If you are in the Central Florida area over the next few months and are a fan of space exploration or need a break from theme parks, now may be a good time to visit Kennedy Space Center. These will be the final 2 launches taking place in January. We will provide you some helpful hints and details below and our friends at the space center provided GPS considerations as they have opened a new entrance to the complex. To make it there without a fuss, be sure to input Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Do not use Kennedy Space Center as you will be directed to an incorrect location. They also recommend the use of these co-ordinates - 28o30'56.0"N and 80o40'54"W . If you could follow us here on newsbreak and share this article we sure would appreciate the love.

A rocket booster could crash into the moon in the next few weeks

(CNN) — A rogue rocket booster could collide with the moon in the next few weeks, according to space experts, an event that could leave a crater on the far side of the moon. The SpaceX Falcon rocket stage was used in 2015 to launch the US Deep Space Climate Observatory, or DSCOVR and has been floating around in the outer part of the Earth-moon system ever since.

Part of Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket to crash into moon

Part of one of billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX rockets that launched seven years ago is expected to crash into the dark side of the moon in early March, new reports revealed this week. In February 2015, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched from the company’s Launch Complex 40 at Cape...

SpaceX rocket to crash into the moon in weeks

Experts say part of a rocket launched by SpaceX back in 2015 has gone off course and will reportedly crash into the moon in March. It'll be the first accidental crash ever of a man-made object. Astronomers say this leftover rocket is part of a growing phenomena known as space junk. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports for TODAY.Jan. 27, 2022.

SpaceX Rocket Piece On Collision Course With Moon

A SpaceX rocket launched in 2015 is on a collision course with the moon, where it's expected to crash and explode, astronomers say. The Falcon 9 booster has been floating through space -- being pulled in various directions from the gravitational forces of the Earth, moon and sun -- since it finished its mission, SpaceX officials say. "It's been dead," says Professor Jonathan McDowell of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. "Just following the laws of gravity."

Elon Musk’s Rocket Falcon-9 Will Hit the Moon In March.

Jonathan McDowell, who is an Astrophysicist at Harvard Smithsonian Center, tweeted that the Falcon 9 Rocket will hit the moon on March 4. Falcon 9 was designed by the SpaceX company and took off in 2015 in orbit along with DSCOVR to send footage of Space.

Join Rocket League’s Celebration of Music Featuring Grimes

From the songs stuck in our heads to the rhythm of our hearts, music is one of life’s essentials. In appreciation of Rocket League’s EDM-filled soundtrack, we’re introducing a brand new event, Neon Nights! This celebration of music includes exciting Challenges, Golden Moons, a chaotic LTM, and unlockable Items featuring the immortal space princess Grimes. Check out our trailer above featuring Grimes’ new song “Shinigami Eyes,” which comes out on January 28.
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Not rocket science: SpinLaunch hurls payloads into orbit

Rockets are so big because they require enormous amounts of fuel. SpinLaunch’s method does away with much of that fuel by hurling payloads into space using a giant centrifuge. The machine generates wicked g-forces: around 10,000 times the force of gravity, enough to tear the skin and muscle off a human being.

Out-of-control SpaceX rocket on a collision course with the moon

Experts claim a SpaceX rocket is on a collision path with the moon after whizzing through space for nearly seven years. The booster was launched from Florida in February 2015. It was a part of an interplanetary mission to send a million-mile journey for a space weather satellite. The rocket’s...

Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCKT) Receives $66.33 Average Price Target from Brokerages

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on RCKT shares. Chardan Capital raised their target price on shares of Rocket Pharmaceuticals from $56.00 to $60.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 15th. SVB Leerink restated a “buy” rating on shares of Rocket Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Sunday, October 24th. Lifesci Capital restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Rocket Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Sunday, October 24th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Rocket Pharmaceuticals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 6th.