SpaceX Falcon Heavy to launch ashes of an all-star, astronaut and others

25 Juin, 2019, 00:55 | Auteur: Therese Cote
  • SpaceX Falcon Heavy to launch ashes of an all-star, astronaut and others

SpaceX is set to carry two dozen satellites into space Monday night aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket and spread them across the sky in a marathon mission that Chief Executive Elon Musk has described as the company's "most hard launch ever".

The remains of 152 people are on board the upcoming Falcon Heavy launch.

. Central Floridians could hear multiple sonic booms.

SpaceX's heavy-lift rocket will send two dozen satellites to space for the Department of Defense.

A company called Celestis arranged the memorial space flight and it charges upwards of $US 2,495 to fly 1 gram of cremated remains into orbit aboard Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy - the world's most powerful rocket.

The launch window opens at 11:30 p.m. ET from pad 39A at Florida's Kennedy Space Center.

Glastonbury: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper set to perform secret gig
Across the pond, United Kingdom radio host Edith Bowman hinted that one of these secret sets is going to be Gaga and Cooper. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper could be reuniting next weekend for a secret set at the Worthy Farm festival.

Woman and three children likely died of dehydration and heat exposure
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person isn't authorized to speak publicly about the bodies found Sunday. Medrano said the area is commonly used by migrants entering the country illegally. "There's a lot of brush", he said.

Air Canada passenger Tiffani Adams says she was abandoned on "freezing" plane
She used the flashlight to signal for help, and eventually someone driving a luggage cart noticed her and alerted authorities. Air Canada confirmed that a passenger had been left on the plane and it was investigating how this could have happened.

It's a test mission to certify the rocket to carry national security payloads.

Believe it or not, this isn't the first time that Celestis has sent human remains into space - in fact, it's not even close. One of the payloads is a new space-based atomic clock prototype. Residents along the coast could hear multiple sonic booms.

Also on the Heritage Flight is Masaru Tomita, who was a two-time all star player in Japan's Nippon Pro Baseball league, and Marj Kreuger, who worked for NASA in the 1960s and published both science fiction and technical science papers, including one about the use of nuclear power in space.

If successful, it could bolster SpaceX's case to win more Air Force contracts to launch sensitive military satellites.



Le Barça prépare un plan pour pouvoir s'offrir Griezmann et Neymar — Mercato
Tous les jours, on risque d'en apprendre un peu plus sur Neymar et son possible futur transfert. Ce qui a conduit le Brésilien à porter plainte contre le club azulgrana .

Iran wants to talk with United States after Trump eases 'maximum pressure' campaign
The administration also blames Iran for recent attacks on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf, though Iran denies it. Trump also announced on Twitter over the weekend that he would be imposing sanctions against Iran.

Scientists approve drug that'll help increase women's appetite in the bedroom
The medication which can be compared to "magic" blue pill, Viagra will be administered through injections on the abdomen or thigh. According to her, most women who responded to the study said all they want is better sex, not necessarily more sex.

Carrasco calls for end to Dalian Yifang ‘problem’
Arsenal are re-evaluating their transfer options as moves for Yannick Carrasco and Ryan Fraser have seemingly come to a standstill.

Iran: New US sanctions target supreme leader
The United States has embarked on a "maximum pressure campaign" to isolate Iran and roll back its influence in the region. Trump also said the sanctions would have been imposed regardless of the incident over the drone.

United Kingdom court stops forced abortion order imposed upon disabled woman
The woman is said to have the mental capacity of a grade schooler, a mood disorder, and a "moderately severe" learning disorder. It is unclear how the woman fell pregnant and a police investigation into the circumstances of conception is ongoing.

FedEx delivery service refused to ship a Huawei smartphone to the US
The Huawei phone was originally sent via Parcelforce that handles shipment to the USA and handed the device off to FedEx. The Huawei ban prohibits US -based companies from doing business with Huawei which definitively wasn't the case here.

United States of America vs. Spain in 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Round of 16
It's what we've done in certain tournaments. "You're not giving enough credit to the opponent we played", she said . First, the US has to get by Spain to make the matchup that has been talked about all tournament long.

Feliciano Lopez emulates Sampras by winning Queen's Club Title as a wildcard
On a column for BBC, Andy Murray commented on Ashleigh Barty refusing to play mixed doubles with him at Wimbledon . But I still have to improve quite a few things, like, physically".

Man United football players want Pogba to leave
However, as the report states, United paying Neymar the $1.2 million he is now on per week at PSG is the major stumbling block. He is due to return to London after Monday's game between England and Croatia at the European Under 21 Championships in Italy.