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Historic SpaceX Launch Postponed Due to Weather

SpaceX and NASA will have to wait at least a few more days for their historic spaceflight. Launch officials announced at 4:17 p.m. Wednesday that rough weather would prevent a SpaceX rocket and capsule from taking off from a Florida launch pad, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley on the first crewed spaceflight to take

U.S. Space Force Declares ‘Offensive’ Communications Jammer Ready for Deployment

The Counter Communications System Block 10.2 was declared operational by the Space and Missile Systems Center’s special programs directorate. A new version of a ground-based communications jammer used to block adversaries’ satellite transmissions is ready to be used in combat operations, the U.S. Space Force announced March 13. The Counter Communications System Block 10.2 was declared

Coronavirus Outbreak Shakes the Space Industry

The effects of the coronavirus outbreak are extending into the final frontier. COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has sickened more than 130,000 people worldwide to date, with more than 5,000 confirmed deaths. Both of those numbers are bound to rise considerably because we’re still in the early stages of the pandemic, health officials have stressed.

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