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SpaceX Falcon 9 First Stage Merlin Engine Specifications

SpaceX Falcon 9 First Stage Merlin Engine Specifications

SpaceX’s Falcon 9, the world’s first orbital class reusable two-stage rocket for transport of humans and cargo into Earth orbit and beyond deep space. Powered by nine Merlin engines using rocket grade kerosene (RP-1) and liquid oxygen as propellants held in aluminum-lithium alloy tanks, designed for recovery and reuse. Burning fuel decreases the rocket’s mass and changes vehicle dynamics near ...

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SpaceX To Launch Americans Into Space For The First Time Since The Space Shuttle Retired in 2011

SpaceX To Launch Americans Into Space For The First Time Since The Space Shuttle Retired in 2011

SpaceX Dragon Capsule on a Falcon 9 rocket is all set to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 4:33 p.m. on May 27th, considering favorable weather and no technical issues. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be on board the spacecraft scheduled for docking at the International Space Station, estimated at 19 hours after launch. This launch is ...

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Why does SpaceX keep focusing on ocean landings?

Why does SpaceX keep focusing on ocean landings?

With the cost of rent skyrocketing, how does one to find a decent place to live without shelling out half a paycheck. With the need to scour newer and uncharted territory for a better deal, the question begs. What is the going rate for a quaint little 1 BHK on Mars? Sound like the stuff of science fiction? Perhaps not. ...

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