Elon Musk and his SpaceX team successfully launched Starlink 11(12) – with photos

On a bright grey but cloud free morning at 8:46 AM EDT or 12:46 UTC Elon Musk and his SpaceX team successfully launched Starlink 11(12) from historic launch complex 39A adding another 60 satellites to the Starlink constellation totaling 715 satellites. First stage booster B-1060.2 completed its second mission to outer space and successfully re-landed Read More

ULA Delta IV Heavy Scrub Statement

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Aug. 29, 2020 The launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office was scrubbed today due to an unexpected condition during terminal count at approximately three seconds before liftoff. The team is currently reviewing all data and will determine Read More

Update: ULA Delta IV Heavy Scrub Statement – set for Saturday

(Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Aug. 27, 2020)– The launch of the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy NROL-44 mission is now set for Sat., Aug. 29. Additional time is needed for the team to validate the appropriate path forward with the ground pneumatics control system. The launch will take place from Space Launch Read More

First Look Photos of NROL-44 Delta Heavy before roll out from historic pad 34 site of Apollo 1 tragedy

Due to the high security around this ULA Delta IV NROL-44 for the National Reconnaissance Office media were allowed to set remote cameras on historic pad 34 overlooking pad 37 for the early morning August 27th 2020 2:12 AM EDT or 6:12 UTC. The distance between LC-34 to LC-37 is approximately a half mile. Photos Read More

ULA Delta IV Heavy launch forecast summary for August 27, 2020

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission is set to lift off on Thursday, Aug. 27 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows an 80 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. Read More