NASA & SpaceX statement regarding pushing back Crew-1 by one day to Sunday – with photos

Update: Due to onshore winds and recovery operations, NASA and SpaceX are targeting launch of the Crew-1 mission with astronauts to the ISS International Space Station at 7:27 PM EST Sunday, Nov. 15th. The first stage booster is planned to be reused to fly astronauts on Crew-2. #LaunchAmerica -NASA by Scott Schilke for spacenews.lu and Read More

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-101 Mission in Support of National Security

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off on Nov. 13 at 5:32 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. “Thank you to our mission partners, the NRO and the United States Space Force for their continued confidence Read More

First operational crewed flight Crew-1 to the ISS for NASA and SpaceX

...is scheduled to liftoff on November 14th 2020 …at 7:49:50 PM EST or 00:49:50 UTC from Kennedy Space Center from historic launch complex 39A. The primary crew is: Commander: Michael S. Hopkins NASAPilot: Victor J. Glover NASAMission Specialist 1: Soichi Noguchi JAXAMission Specialist 2: Shannon Walker NASA First stage booster B-1061.1 its first flight is Read More

SpaceX Crew-1 Welcome to the New Age of Spaceflight – livestream

Get ready to #LaunchAmerica! Join us for live coverage of SpaceX Crew-1, the first crew rotation flight to the International Space Station by a U.S. commercial spacecraft. photo by NASA The Crew Dragon 'Resilience' spacecraft will carry astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker of NASA and Soichi Noguchi of JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Read More

United Launch Alliance NROL-101 targeting Nov. 6 due to Tropical Depression Eta

Due to impending weather from Tropical Depression Eta, we are rolling the Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office back to the Vertical Integration Facility (VIF) to secure the payload and vehicle. We are targeting Wed., Nov. 11, at 5:22 p.m. EST for our next launch attempt. The issue with Read More

SES S.A Solid YTD performance and value creation initiatives on track

photo SES Luxembourg SES S.A. announced financial results for the nine months ended 30 September 2020. Solid performance with continued strong underlying growth across Networks • Networks revenue +7.5% year-on-year(1,2); Q3 2020 Video revenue stable quarter-on-quarter(1,2) • Adjusted EBITDA(3) EUR 883 million representing 62.6% margin with recurring operating expenses reduced 3.7% year-on-year On track to Read More