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February 11, 2020

 Photo: Kevin Quick

Solar orbiter has launched from Cape Canaveral atop a ULA Atlas V rocket. The joint venture between NASA and the European Space Agency has been in the works for 10 years. The satellite will spend the next 2 years moving into position to orbit the sun...

January 29, 2020

SpaceX has successfully launched and deployed its fourth batch of Starlink satellites earlier this morning. The launch occurred on time at 9:06am at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 40.

Onboard were 60 custom built SpaceX satellites. Each 260kg, or 507...

January 28, 2020

Photo Credit: Axiom

An announcement was made by NASA yesterday afternoon  that laid out an exciting new project for the International Space Station. They have selected a new contractor, Axiom Space, to develop and manufacture new segments for the ISS. Axiom will build 3...

January 21, 2020

 Photo: Kevin Quick

SpaceX successfully tested its Crew Dragon capsule's abort system this weekend. After being pushed back from an early Saturday morning launch, the Falcon 9 took off at 10:30am Sunday morning. Hundreds of cameras were pointed to the sky when the space...

January 13, 2020

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There are few things that spaceflight fans are more excited about this month than SpaceX in flight abort test. Currently scheduled for January 18th, the inflight abort mission will test the Crew Dragon’s ability to carry the capsule and its h...

December 5, 2019

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SpaceX has successful launched its 19th cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station this afternoon. The Falcon 9 lifted off at 12:51 p.m. from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Atop the Falcon 9 boos...

December 4, 2019

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SpaceX plans to launch its 19th cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station this afternoon at 12:51 p.m.

Like all resupply missions, the launch window is immediate, meaning that any hold up due to weather problems, or a problem with the rocket...

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 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...

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