Space

elon muskSpaceX Starship Presentation is Coming in Late July

Elon Musk will present on the Starship in late July after the Hopper starts hovering. SpaceX recently solved a vibration problem with the Raptor engines. I expect that Elon Musk will cover some aspects of the testing schedule of the …

elon muskSpaceX Raptor Engine 600 Hz Vibration Problem Fixed so Hopper Ready To Hover

Exciting progress in Boca! Hopper almost ready to hover. Based on tonight’s test, looks like 600 Hz Raptor vibration problem is fixed. pic.twitter.com/9bLWOHG0sV — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 7, 2019 Great video. Couple notes: Raptor designed for subcooled CH4/O2, so …

elon muskSpaceX Starlink Service Starts January 2020

The New #Starlink Modem Device from #SpaceX and The Starlink Satellite Constellation Development Project are set for Pre-Order. Actual release date is due by 4th Quarter of 2019. Global satellite Service is due by January 2020. The New #Starlink Modem …

elon muskSpaceX Orbital Starship is Getting Stacked in Texas

The orbital version of the SpaceX Starship is getting stacked in Texas. Pictures from Maria Pointer show that there seem to be improvements in how each of the ring sections are being constructed. The newest rings appear to be superior …

elon musk2015 Journey To Space is a RetroFuture

Retrofuturism shows the future produced in an earlier era. Futurism is anticipating what will come and retrofuturism is remembering an outdated expectation. Journey to Space was made in 2015 and is looking at what Boeing and United Launch Alliance hoped …

spaceFlorida Version of SpaceX Starship Looks Better Than Texas Version

The Florida version of the SpaceX Starship looks shinier and seems to have better workmanship overall than the Texas version of the Starship. The first two photos are the shinier Florida Starship and the third is the Texas version. SpaceX …

futureSuccessful Orion Launch Abort Test

NASA successfully demonstrated Tuesday the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety during an emergency during launch. The test is another milestone in the agency’s preparation for Artemis missions to the Moon …

spaceSpaceX Will Have Five Reuses of a Falcon 9 by the End of 2019

SpaceX VP of Commercial Sales Jonathan Hofeller said SpaceX plans to launch the same booster for the fifth or sixth time by the end of 2019. SpaceX has used the same booster up to three times. This would mean one …

airplanesSpaceX Starship Will Carry 1000 People Anywhere on Earth – Cost $500-2000

Elon Musk tweeted that he is looking at 1000 passengers for point to point travel. Because it will be a 20-minute flight on a fully reusable then the ticket cost could be $500-1000 per person. It will feel like a …