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From TheJournal.ie Splashdown! Nasa astronauts safely return to Earth after historic SpaceX mission Back To Earth This post contains videos

Splashdown! Nasa astronauts safely return to Earth after historic SpaceX mission

The capsule splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico at the expected time of 7.48pm.

From TheJournal.ie Astronauts from historic SpaceX launch prepare for Nasa's first ocean splashdown in 45 years Down To Earth

Astronauts from historic SpaceX launch prepare for Nasa's first ocean splashdown in 45 years

Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are set to come back to Earth tomorrow evening.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission Liftoff This post contains videos

WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission

A new batch of 58 Starlink internet satellites and three Earth-observation satellites were launched.

From TheJournal.ie 'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey Orbital This post contains videos

'Please come aboard': SpaceX crew enter International Space Station after historic journey

Docking took place at 3.16pm Irish time and the astronauts entered some three hours later.

From TheJournal.ie Lift off! Historic first as SpaceX rocket carries Nasa astronauts into orbit Launch America This post contains videos

Lift off! Historic first as SpaceX rocket carries Nasa astronauts into orbit

It is the first time a private company has carried people into space.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX launch of Nasa astronauts postponed due to bad weather Return To Orbit

SpaceX launch of Nasa astronauts postponed due to bad weather

The launch will be attempted again on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie 'A major milestone': Nasa and SpaceX set to send astronauts to the ISS tomorrow Demo 2

'A major milestone': Nasa and SpaceX set to send astronauts to the ISS tomorrow

If all goes as planned, the mission will see SpaceX become the first private company to send astronauts into space.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test Launch

SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off as normal before the Dragon crew capsule catapulted off the top 12 miles above the Atlantic.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites to test less reflective coating Blast Off

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites to test less reflective coating

Observatory director Jeff Hall said the satellites will be a growing risk to stargazers in the future.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX carries out first commercial launch sending Arab satellite into orbit Commercial Flight

SpaceX carries out first commercial launch sending Arab satellite into orbit

The rocket carried a Saudi Arabian satellite operated by Arabsat.

From TheJournal.ie Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in Atlantic Ocean after successful test SpaceX

Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon capsule splashes down in Atlantic Ocean after successful test

It was the first private space mission to the International Space Station.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station NASA

SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station

The announcement was met with applause at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

From TheJournal.ie A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley' Capsule This post contains videos

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'

The launch is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from US soil.

From TheJournal.ie Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead Electric Cars

Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead

“Our products are too expensive for most people,” Elon Musk said.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX to lay off 10% of workforce due to 'extraordinarily difficult challenges' Elon Musk

SpaceX to lay off 10% of workforce due to 'extraordinarily difficult challenges'

The company employs over 6,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX vows manned flight to space station is on schedule SpaceX

SpaceX vows manned flight to space station is on schedule

On 3 August the agency named the first nine astronauts who will fly to space on Boeing and SpaceX vehicles in 2019.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments Dragon

SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments

The supply capsule launched on Monday from Florida.

From TheJournal.ie World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard Space Oddity This post contains videos

World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard

The SpaceX CEO didn’t have to include his red Tesla roadster, which reportedly was playing Space Oddity during blast off.

From TheJournal.ie 'A UFO?' - SpaceX rocket launch puzzles Californians as it streams into space What The...

'A UFO?' - SpaceX rocket launch puzzles Californians as it streams into space

The launch in the setting sun created a billowing streak that was widely seen throughout the area.

From TheJournal.ie London to New York in 29 minutes? Elon Musk unveils ambitious new plans All Aboard

London to New York in 29 minutes? Elon Musk unveils ambitious new plans

A trip from Bangkok to Dubai would take 27 minutes, and from Tokyo to Delhi in 30 minutes.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX has revealed its new spacesuit and it's like something from a Daft Punk video The Next Generation

SpaceX has revealed its new spacesuit and it's like something from a Daft Punk video

The company hopes to start launching crewed flights from next year.

From TheJournal.ie Watch Elon Musk's SpaceX launch and then land its first rocket for the US military Blast Off

Watch Elon Musk's SpaceX launch and then land its first rocket for the US military

It was carrying a payload for the US agency that makes spy satellites.

From TheJournal.ie Billionaire Elon Musk's company to launch first space rocket using recycled parts Economical

Billionaire Elon Musk's company to launch first space rocket using recycled parts

Musk says that the goal is to make rocket parts as reusable as cars, planes or bicycles.

From TheJournal.ie Puffy faces and a constant need to pee: Moon tourists may be in for a rough ride Fly Me To The Moon

Puffy faces and a constant need to pee: Moon tourists may be in for a rough ride

Last week SpaceX announced it would launch two tourists to skirt Earth’s satellite next year.

From TheJournal.ie Two space tourists are going on a trip around the moon next year SpaceX

Two space tourists are going on a trip around the moon next year

In a statement this evening, the company said that the two people had paid a “significant deposit” to travel beyond the moon.

From TheJournal.ie Last-minute glitch forces SpaceX rocket to cancel launch with 13 seconds left on countdown Abort Abort Abort

Last-minute glitch forces SpaceX rocket to cancel launch with 13 seconds left on countdown

The earliest a relaunch can be attempted is tomorrow morning.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: SpaceX rocket makes textbook touchdown on droneship Pitch Perfect This post contains videos

Watch: SpaceX rocket makes textbook touchdown on droneship

The landing comes four months after a costly launchpad explosion of a SpaceX rocket.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad Spaced Out

SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad

There were no injuries.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning Liftoff

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning

The Dragon capsule contains a docking station which would allow future spaceships to park at the International Space Station.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: The moment that might just have changed spaceflight forever Down To Earth

Watch: The moment that might just have changed spaceflight forever

If at first you don’t succeed…

From TheJournal.ie Tiny steel part blamed for rocket explosion that caused $110 million damage SpaceX

Tiny steel part blamed for rocket explosion that caused $110 million damage

Back to the drawing board for Elon Musk’s company.

From TheJournal.ie A robot rocket is about to chase the ISS across Irish skies at 17,500 mp/h Space Race

A robot rocket is about to chase the ISS across Irish skies at 17,500 mp/h

The Space X rocket will resupply the space station, but it needs to catch it first.

From TheJournal.ie Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google's next project Match Made In The Heavens

Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google's next project

Reports say Google are planning a big investment in SpaceX.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge So Close

Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge

The company hopes to hone technology so that rockets can return to Earth intact for use again.

From TheJournal.ie This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing SpaceX

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing

Instead of being discarded in the ocean, the booster stages could return to Earth.

From TheJournal.ie Take a tour of Elon Musk's $17 million Bel Air mansion Cribs

Take a tour of Elon Musk's $17 million Bel Air mansion

Yo, homes to Bel Air.

From TheJournal.ie Boeing and SpaceX to build new spacecraft for ISS astronauts Us Flight

Boeing and SpaceX to build new spacecraft for ISS astronauts

SpaceX is headed by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX are to launch a solar powered ship that will sail up into orbit To Boldly Float

SpaceX are to launch a solar powered ship that will sail up into orbit

A few weeks into orbit, the LightSail’s wings will expand, making it visible from Earth.

From TheJournal.ie Computer failure on International Space Station may require spacewalk to fix Repairs

Computer failure on International Space Station may require spacewalk to fix

However, the six-man crew is not currently in danger, officials have said.

From TheJournal.ie The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it Private Spaceships This post contains videos

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it

Whether for personal dreams of adventure or for profit, these companies are doing the engineering and basic science needed to get humans into space.

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