June 29, 2018

 At 5:41am EDT, SpaceX launched their final Block 4 first stage, making all future launches the new Block 5 rocket. They launched their Dragon spacecraft en-route to the International Space Station carrying 5,900 pounds of cargo and science experiments.

The Falcon 9 lau...

June 29, 2018

 SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket is ready on the pad for an early morning launch of 5:42am EDT. While the skies were gloomy and rainy during remote camera setup, weather is still 90% go for launch for on on-time liftoff tomorrow morning. This is the fifteenth resupply mission...

June 22, 2018

 Tonight at 10:27pm EDT, Rocket Lab's Electron rocket is launching from the Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand carrying 3 satellites as well as 2 more small satellites into an elliptical orbit. The satellites will be brought up to 500km and then circularized by Rocket Lab'...

June 7, 2018

 New evidence found by NASA's Curiosity rover suggests that Mars could have supported life in the past. The organic molecules were found in sedimentary rockets near the surface which date to about 3 billion years old and there is variations in the levels of methane in...

June 6, 2018

 SpaceX's next Falcon Heavy is planned to launch from LC-39a with a payload for the Air Force - this time with more power. The next Falcon Heavy launch will use all Block 5 boosters instead of the mixed Block 2/3 boosters like the one that launched in February.

The laun...

June 6, 2018

The New Horizons spacecraft has woken up from hibernation that started on December 21st and is preparing for its flyby of Ultima Thule, a Kuiber Belt object. The Mission Operations Manager (MOM), Alice Bowman, has reported that the spacecraft is operating nominally and...

June 4, 2018

Tonight at 12:29am EDT, the 4-hour launch window opens for the launch of SES-12 on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. The Falcon 9 will launch from Space launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) and ascend into Florida's night sky. The SES-12 satellite will separate from the second stage app...

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