This Week in Spaceflight: SpaceX’s New Fairing Design, NASA’s Oops, Virgin’s Galactic 2nd Quarter

Space Exploration

In this episode of This Week in Spaceflight, Elysia brings you the latest headlines from the space industry. Virgin Galactic reported mixed results for Q2 2023 as they gear up for their second commercial flight. ESA’s Euclid telescope sent back stunning images of galaxies and stars, furthering our understanding of the universe. SpaceX had an eventful week with impressive launches of Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy, including a special landing profile. Plus, we cover news on extended fairings, Orienspace’s tests, L3Harris’s acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne, ULA’s ICPS-3, and NASA’s temporary loss of contact with Voyager 2. Stay tuned for a preview of exciting launches coming up next

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