Contents tagged with SpaceX

  • Kazakhstan explains why Musk’s rockets are better than Russia’s

    The first two Kazakhstani scientific satellites will be launched using a Falcon-9 launch rocket developed by Elon Musk’s company SpaceX, because this will be cheaper than launching using a Russian rocket, said Aset Nurkenov, spokesperson for the Kazakhstani Ministry of Defense and the Aerospace Industry, as quoted by Interfax. He noted that in future, Kazakhstan may launch “space apparatus of such a configuration” from its Baikonur Cosmodrome using Soyuz and Proton rockets.

    “This time we are …

  • SpaceX will launch Spanish satellite instead of Russia

    The U.S. company, SpaceX, received a contract for the lunch of a Spanish satellite that Russian Kosmotras failed to implement due to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. According to information published on the customer’s website, the Spanish company, Hisdesat, has signed an agreement with SpaceX on the launch of the Earth radar observation satellite, PAZ.

    The Falcon 9 carrier rocket will deliver this satellite into orbit. The numerous achievements of other companies that have used it serve as a …