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Friday, 10 February 2017
SpaceX's ambitious launch plans for 2017 will see it fire a rocket to space every two weeks. And its next mission, scheduled for Saturday, will make history in another way.
Thursday, 09 February 2017
SpaceX to send a lethal superbug to the International Space Station on Valentine's Day: Scientists hope MRSA will mutate and reveal its secrets
On Valentine’s Day, SpaceX will launch a lethal pathogen into low-Earth orbit. The antibiotic-resistant superbug ‘MRSA’ will make its way to the International Space Station on February 14, where it will be subjected to microgravity – possibly spurring accelerated mutation.
Wednesday, 08 February 2017
Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to launch an unmanned rocket into space next week that will not only carry supplies for the International Space Station. It will also bear a handful of mind-bending science experiments — including one designed by a Cambridge company.