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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket is scheduled to launch five times next year

New US military confirmation of a third SpaceX Falcon Heavy contract means that the world’s most powerful operational rocket has five launches firmly scheduled next year.

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SpaceX Has Finally Installed The “Robot Chopsticks” It Needs To Catch Massive Rockets

Elon Musk sparked speculation with a Tweet in which he stated that SpaceX would attempt to capture the largest-ever flying object. All of that made sense until he said the thing would be caught with “robot chopsticks.”

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SpaceX Starbase construction takes priority as next orbital Starship, Super Heavy pair come together

As SpaceX teams slowly prepare the first orbital-class Starship and Super Heavy booster for the next-generation rocket’s first full-stack launch, the company has simultaneously begun assembling a second ship/booster pair. However, it’s clear that orbital pad construction remains a priority.

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FAA Invites Public to Comment on Draft Environmental Review of SpaceX Starship/Super Heavy Program

The draft document, formally called a Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA), evaluates the potential environmental impacts of SpaceX’s initial mission profile for the program, including launch and reentry. It also reviews debris recovery, the integration tower and other launch-related construction, and local road closures in Boca Chica, among other issues.

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SpaceX installed 29 Raptor engines on a Super Heavy rocket last night

Progress on the regulatory side of things remains murky, though.