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Will Elon Musk’s BFR give Qantas its non-stop flights Sydney-London?

Will Elon Musk’s BFR give Qantas its non-stop flights Sydney-London?

Mars by spaceliner by 2022, Sydney or Melbourne non-stop to London in less than an hour. SpaceX reveals its new aspirations

Farside of the Moon looks truly far out for two space tourists

Farside of the Moon looks truly far out for two space tourists

Is the farside of the moon a good place to use paying passengers as space flight test pilots?

Why SpaceX nailing a rocket barge landing should worry the NBN

Why SpaceX nailing a rocket barge landing should worry the NBN

SpaceX plans a global satellite based disruption of broadband networks and reusing launch rockets is part of its strategy.

Dragon corrects launch problem on third flight to ISS

Dragon corrects launch problem on third flight to ISS

The privately owned SpaceX rocket company passed an unexpected test today on its third supply mission to the International Space Station using the Falcon 9 launcher and reusable Dragon spacecraft.

Terrible wait for news of crashed vintage Dragon DH-84

Terrible wait for news of crashed vintage Dragon DH-84

2.50 pm Wednesday. The wreckage of the Dragon DH-84 has been found north of the Borumba Dam in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. There are no survivors.

Falcon 9/Dragon makes spectacular pass over Australia

Falcon 9/Dragon makes spectacular pass over Australia

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XdbkpqtE0Y[/youtube] The first pass of the SpaceX Falcon9/Dragon satellite over the east coast of Australia before dawn today gave rise to widespread UFO sightings. This YouTube video was made on a beach at the Gold Coast. The rocket was leaking fuel and rotating, creating a halo effect similar in some respects to this spectacular ‘pinwheel’ […]

SpaceX, insects and the voices of children

SpaceX, insects and the voices of children

While looking for early videos of this morning’s incredibly successful first launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and its mock-up Dragon reusable space vehicle several other things swung into view. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NREJEZ5eluk[/youtube] One was the insect (top illustration) that dropped across the video feed from the launch site camera. Another was the sound of SpaceX […]

Dragon is lifted to orbit by the first Falcon 9 launch

Dragon is lifted to orbit by the first Falcon 9 launch

Dragon, a privately funded reusable orbiter, has achieved orbit on the apparently flawless first flight of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It is only four years since PayPal co-founder, Elon Musk, put $US 100 million of his money into SpaceX, the company which wants to take over American manned and unmanned supply and crew flights […]