Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has been known for its extravagant forecasts of the number of missions it can lift in a given year on the Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket. But in June, when its launch vehicle exploded en route to the International Space Station (ISS), SpaceX founder and chief designer Elon Musk said the mishap delivered a blow to the company, which he conceded might have grown too complacent after a string of Falcon 9 successes. SpaceX is finalizing an investigation into the ...


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