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Falcon 9 carried six satellites into orbit

SpaceX’s Falcon9 delivered six commercial satellites into orbit on Monday, July 14, 2014.  SpaceX also tested Falcon 9’s landing system…

"SpaceX CEO Elon Musk reported that the rocket booster reentry, landing burn and leg deployment worked well, the hull of the first stage “lost integrity right after splashdown (aka kaboom),”

Full Storyhttp://www.universetoday.com/113242/spacex-launches-six-commercial-satellites-on-successful-falcon-9-landing-test-ends-in-kaboom/

The Suns wake helps confirm Voyager 1 has gone interstellar - 

Voyager 1, launched in 1977 is currently more than 127AU (19billion km) or 35 light hours from Earth and is listening the to the sounds of interstellar space. The sun sends out massive “coronal mass ejections” or waves, which push the particles around Voyager 1 allowing scientists to study its surroundings and “listen” to the oscillations of the particles. Voyager has yet to leave our solar system, marked by ring of comets known as the Oort cloud. But Voyager 1 has left the heliosphere.

Full Storyhttp://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2014-221

NASA’s flying saucer test flight a success -
NASA’s Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test flight on June 28, 2014 was a success. The craft was lifted to 180,000ft and parachuted back to Earth. The LDSD is a saucer-shaped craft that is being used to test the next generation of reentry vehicle technologies required for larger missions like humans landing on Mars.


Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/jpl/ldsd/test-flight-successful-20140629/
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NASA’s flying saucer test flight a success -

NASA’s Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test flight on June 28, 2014 was a success. The craft was lifted to 180,000ft and parachuted back to Earth. The LDSD is a saucer-shaped craft that is being used to test the next generation of reentry vehicle technologies required for larger missions like humans landing on Mars.

Full Storyhttp://www.nasa.gov/jpl/ldsd/test-flight-successful-20140629/

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