Flashcards on SpaceX

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Who founded SpaceX?

Elon Musk

When was SpaceX founded?

2002

What is the ultimate goal of SpaceX?

Colonizing Mars

Which rocket is used by SpaceX for most of their launches?

Falcon 9

Name one of the SpaceX's reusable spacecraft.

Dragon

In which year did SpaceX successfully launch and land the first-stage booster of Falcon 9 for the first time?

2015

What is the name of SpaceX's heavy-lift launch vehicle?

Falcon Heavy

Which famous car did SpaceX launch into space in 2018 as part of a test flight for Falcon Heavy?

Tesla Roadster

What is the name of the spacecraft being developed by SpaceX for human spaceflight?

Starship

Which NASA program did SpaceX become the first privately-funded company to send a spacecraft to in 2012?

International Space Station (ISS)

Which spacecraft developed by SpaceX made history in 2020 by being the first commercially-built and operated spacecraft to carry humans into orbit?

Crew Dragon

What is the main motivation behind the development of reusable rockets by SpaceX?

Reducing the cost of space travel

Which country's space agency has SpaceX partnered with for the Artemis program to land astronauts on the Moon?

NASA (United States)

What is the name of the ship owned and operated by SpaceX to support recovery operations of their rocket stages at sea?

Ms. Tree (formerly named Mr. Steven)

Which CEO of SpaceX has expressed plans to eventually retire on Mars?

Elon Musk

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Who founded SpaceX?



When was SpaceX founded?



What is the ultimate goal of SpaceX?



Which rocket is used by SpaceX for most of their launches?



Name one of the SpaceX's reusable spacecraft.



In which year did SpaceX successfully launch and land the first-stage booster of Falcon 9 for the first time?



What is the name of SpaceX's heavy-lift launch vehicle?



Which famous car did SpaceX launch into space in 2018 as part of a test flight for Falcon Heavy?



What is the name of the spacecraft being developed by SpaceX for human spaceflight?



Which NASA program did SpaceX become the first privately-funded company to send a spacecraft to in 2012?




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