• SpaceX carpool mission transporter-5 was completed and 59 small satellites were sent into space

    According to the information from it house on May 26, at 2:35 a.m., SpaceX successfully carried out the transporter-5 mission using Falcon 9 at slc-40 of Cape Verde air force base, and sent 59 spacecraft, including cube satellite, microsatellite, non deployed managed payload and orbital transmission vehicle, to SSO orbit. About 8 and a half minutes after takeoff, the first stage booster successfully landed in cajiao 1 landing area; After about 1.5 hours, 59 cubes separated smoothly and entered 525 × 535km× 97.5º Solar synchronous orbit; The second stage of…

    May 25, 2022 science
  • Australian SMC, supported by SpaceX, will participate in next year’s space launch

    According to the report of it brief on May 24 , Australian start-up space machines company (SMC) has received support from SpaceX as its launch partner to launch its Optimus orbital transfer vehicle (OTV) into space as part of its mission in April 2023. Picture from: it brief SMC stated that its Optimus OTV is one of the largest commercial spacecraft designed and manufactured in Australia. The company said that in next year’s mission, it will demonstrate the capacity of 270 kg Optimus OTV space transportation delivery, and will strengthen…

    May 24, 2022
  • SpaceX Starlink is launched before dawn, and magnificent light clouds appear in the night sky

    According to it home on May 8, in the early morning of Friday (May 6), SpaceX launched the latest batch of “ Star chain ” (Starlink) the satellite produces a strange cloud of light in the night sky before dawn, shining like the monsters imagined in medieval novels. At 5:42 a.m. Eastern time (17:42 Beijing time), SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket carrying 53 Starlink Internet satellites successfully lifted off at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. SpaceX’s professional photo camera captured a wisp of pre dawn light cloud, which was illuminated…

    May 7, 2022