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# blast-off - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites to test less reflective coating

Observatory director Jeff Hall said the satellites will be a growing risk to stargazers in the future.

# blast-off - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard Space Oddity This post contains videos

World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard

The SpaceX CEO didn’t have to include his red Tesla roadster, which reportedly was playing Space Oddity during blast off.

# blast-off - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Explainer: How does Fine Gael go about electing a new leader?

Enda’s on the way out – here’s what happens now.

# blast-off - Monday 1 May, 2017

Watch Elon Musk's SpaceX launch and then land its first rocket for the US military

It was carrying a payload for the US agency that makes spy satellites.

# blast-off - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Watch: This is what it looks like to be blasted into space on the side of a rocket Vertigo This post contains videos

Watch: This is what it looks like to be blasted into space on the side of a rocket

For a securely fastened camera that is.

# blast-off - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From The42 Jason Puncheon balloons over the worst penalty miss you may ever see Blast Off

Jason Puncheon balloons over the worst penalty miss you may ever see

That ball ain’t coming back.