November 14, 2019

The year is 2000. The dawn of the new millennium. Our chilling in the basement. Mom left $20 on the table to order pizza. Pick up the phone and call Pizza Hut right? Right. But what if you are a Russian cosmonaut, floating in space in the brand new, 16 nation Internati...

November 11, 2019

Photo: Kevin Quick // Spaceflight News 

This morning at 9:56am ET, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) in Cape Canaveral, FL, carrying another batch of 60 Starlink satellites into Low Earth Orbit. This Falcon 9 included a reused...

November 10, 2019

SpaceX plans to launch a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket tomorrow morning. Inside the fairing will be 60 Starlink satellites that will lay the (groundwork) for the (company’s) massive Starlink constellation program. These sixty satellites, along with another 11,540 planned sat...

November 6, 2019

Last week at the 2019 annual meeting of Lunar Exploration and Analysis Group (LEAG) NASA spokespersons casually mentioned a mission in the works that would have 4 astronauts spend 2 weeks on the surface of the moon. Currently the mission is unnamed but it is likely to...

October 30, 2019

Photo: NASA // Bill Ingalls 

Northrop Grumman is planning to launch their Antares rocket on November 2nd on a mission to supply the International Space Station with supplies and science experiments. Antares will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Isla...

October 27, 2019

The Air Force’s X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle successfully landed back at the runway at Kennedy Space Center early this morning at 3:51am ET. The spaceplane stayed in orbit around the Earth for 780 days, breaking its own record of time spent in space. The total number of...

October 23, 2019

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) has hit a milestone today as engineers began structurally matting the rockets four RS-25 engines. News from the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans has been met with rejoice as the nation waits for the Space Shuttles predecessor to...

October 18, 2019

Earlier this year, everyone was buzzing about the first all female spacewalk. Due to not having the correct size suit it was cancelled, causing major disappointment to those ready for the groundbreak...but that is all about to change.

Today is the day.

Today is when NASA...

October 14, 2019

It has been more than 20 years since the International Space Station (ISS) was launched into the earth’s orbit. However, the ISS is up there with a purpose: hundreds of science experiments are conducted every year with the purpose of providing us with valuable insights...

October 6, 2019

Photo: NASA Kennedy

Northrup Grumman’s Pegasus XL launch vehicle is finally ready to launch NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) after being delayed for nearly a year.

In November of 2018, some of the sensor readings on the rocket were not within normal limits d...

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