United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-82 Mission to Support National Security

Delta IV Heavy heavy-lift performance optimized mission A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle carrying the NROL-82 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-6 on April 26 at 1:47 p.m. PDT. To date ULA has launched 143 times with 100 percent mission success. photo ULA “The Read More

ESA to live tweet asteroid impact exercise

ESA / For almost a decade, world asteroid experts have been meeting every two years at the Planetary Defense Conference and pretending an asteroid impact is imminent. Why? To prepare for the unlikely – but plausible – scenario in which this comes true. For the second time in the conference's history, this major international asteroid Read More

SpaceX and Nasa launch four more Astronauts with a previously flow flight proven capsule and first stage booster!

With the sun beginning to rise from the Atlantic Ocean horizon a very long Jellyfish Phenomenon occured downrange with the addition of the first stage booster B-1061.2 pulsating thrusters plume while orientating itself for reentry and landing on OCISLY. The first stage booster did successfully land on the SpaceX drone ship. A truly stunning, amazing Read More

United Launch Alliance to Launch NROL-82 Mission to Support National Security

Delta IV Heavy heavy-lift performance required for mission A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket is in final preparations to launch the NROL-82 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) to support national security. The launch is on track for April 26 from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Launch is Read More

Mission Alpha liftoff, with video

23/04/2021 1330 views 32 likes 455519 ID 00:04:13 Liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft with ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough, and Japanese astronaut Aki Hoshide. The Crew-2 spend around 24 hours travelling to the International Space Station. The rocket lifted off at 11:49 on 23 Read More

NASA: Earth Day 2021 – Connected By Earth

NASA Earth science studies our planet all day, every day.   On Earth Day, April 22, we take time to celebrate this wondrous planet with special discussions, virtual events, and activities. Like our satellites, however, Earth science goes on year-round, and we continuously create videos, activities, news and more to tell the story of what’s Read More

ULA Delta IV Heavy NROL-82 Mission Set to Launch April 26

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-82 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission is set to lift off on Monday, April 26 from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Today’s forecast shows a 40 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The launch time is Read More

Air Race E to make history with inaugural all-electric racing plane flight

• Date set for first flight as Air Race E leads the charge in electric air racing revolution • Months of preparation culminate in pivotal moment for global aviation sector • ‘This milestone further establishes us at the leading edge of the industry’ – Air Race E CEO, Jeff Zaltman History will be made in Read More