Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Telstar 18 Vantage Satellite into Orbit, Nails Droneship Landing

  1. Elon Musk’s SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Telstar 18 Vantage Satellite into Orbit, Nails Droneship Landing  Newsweek
  2. Musk Scores a Much-Needed Win With Successful SpaceX Launch  Bloomberg
  3. SpaceX nails another rocket landing on its droneship  Mashable
  4. SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches Canadian comsat  CBS News
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Finding a planet with a 10 year orbit in just a few months

To discover the presence of a planet around stars, astronomers wait until it has completed three orbits. However, this effective technique has its drawbacks since it cannot confirm the presence of planets at relatively long periods. To overcome this obstacle, astronomers have developed a method that makes it possible to ensure the presence of a planet in a few months, even if it takes 10 years to circle its star.
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NASA planet hunter on its way to orbit

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launched on the first-of-its-kind mission to find worlds beyond our solar system, including some that could support life. Researchers will use spectroscopy to determine a planet’s mass, density and atmospheric composition. Water, and other key molecules, in its atmosphere can give us hints about a planets’ capacity to harbor life.
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Liftoff! Used SpaceX Rocket Launches 10 Iridium Satellites Into Orbit

  1. Liftoff! Used SpaceX Rocket Launches 10 Iridium Satellites Into Orbit  Space.com
  2. SpaceX just launched, did it land the nose cone on a boat?  CNNMoney
  3. Live coverage: Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with fifth set of Iridium Next satellites  Spaceflight Now
  4. Iridium-5 NEXT Mission – SpaceX  SpaceX
  5. SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium NEXT satellites  CBS News
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