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China's New Megarocket Design Shows NASA's SLS Is Already Obsolete

China’s New Megarocket Design Shows NASA’s SLS Is Already Obsolete

The launch of a Long March-2F Y12 rocket on June 17, 2021.Photo: Ng Han Guan (AP) Reusable rockets, whether large or small, are the future, and as a newly unveiled model of a Long March 9 launch vehicle suggests, Chinese rocket scientists are coming around to the idea. A team in China presented its updated …

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SpaceX ships 200th Falcon second stage, highlighting the flip-side of booster reuse

SpaceX ships 200th Falcon second stage, highlighting the flip-side of booster reuse

SpaceX has built and shipped its 200th Falcon second stage, highlighting the often underappreciated rocket’s record of achievement on the ground and in flight. Approximately 13 years ago, in late 2009 or early 2010, SpaceX shipped the first flightworthy prototype of the first iteration of its Falcon 9 second stage. In June 2010, Falcon 9 …

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SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket, the world's most powerful rocket, launches after a three-year hiatus |  CNN Business

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket, the world’s most powerful rocket, launches after a three-year hiatus | CNN Business

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy — a towering, three-pronged vehicle that is the most powerful operational rocket in the world — returned to the skies on Tuesday for the first time since mid-2019. The rocket …

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Amazfit Falcon review: A very good $499 multisport smartwatch |  CNN Underscored

Amazfit Falcon review: A very good $499 multisport smartwatch | CNN Underscored

When it comes to multi-sport GPS watches, you probably know the major players. Garmin, COROS, Suunto, Polar, and now even Apple offer high-end wearables that can go the distance with you, whether you’re running, cycling, windsurfing, kayaking, skiing, and more. Amazfit, a wearable brand that’s known for its number of budget-friendly fitness trackers, is currently …

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Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope needs more chocolate and peanut butter

Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope needs more chocolate and peanut butter

Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of HopeImage: Ubisoft Every Friday, AV Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend? 2017’s …

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Space Coast gears up for the 1st Falcon Heavy launch in more than 3 years

Space Coast gears up for the 1st Falcon Heavy launch in more than 3 years

While SpaceX has been knocking Falcon 9s out of the park all year, 2022 was also supposed to have had several launches of the massive Falcon Heavy rocket, which has not flown since 2019. The first of those looks to fly before the end of the month, set to lift off from Kennedy Space Center’s …

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