SpaceX is forced to scrub Tuesday’s Transporter-2 launch attempt due to the range being a No Go!

Seconds before launch SpaceX had to scrub the Tuesday June 29th launch attempt due to a report that the range was red or a "No Go" for launch. It most likely was due to storms near the launch pad and LZ-1 landing area or a reported aircraft in the restricted area mentioned on the SpaceX Read More

ESA and EU celebrate a fresh start for space in Europe

22 June 2021 After months of constructive negotiations, ESA and EU signed today a new Financial Framework Partnership Agreement (FFPA) in a ceremony to celebrate the launch of the new EU space programme.    This will mark a fresh start for space activities in Europe and represents an important step forward in the relationship between Read More

Virtual ESA/EU conference on the new EU space programme

Watch the virtual event that will mark the launch of the new EU Space programme, celebrating a key milestone: the signature of the new Financial Framework Partnership Agreement, defining the roles and responsibilities of all partners, the European Commission, ESA and the new EU space programme agency, EUSPA. This will mark a fresh start for Read More

ESA: New sea-level monitoring satellite goes live

Applications ESA Following liftoff last November and more than six months spent carefully calibrating the most advanced mission dedicated to measuring sea-level rise, Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich is now operational – meaning that its data are available to climate researchers, ocean-weather forecasts and other data users. Sentinel-6 is one of the European Union’s family of Read More

Big Day Today For ULA and Boeing For The First Crewed NASA Mission To The ISS!

No pathfinder here only the real deal ULA first stage booster core and 2nd stage dual engine Centaur core has now been off loaded from Rocketship for the future first crewed NASA Boeing Starliner mission from LC-41 later in the 2021 year after a successful OFT-2 mission in July. Two of three astronauts made an Read More

GPS III SV-05 satellite encapsulated ahead of SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

he U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center’s Lockheed Martin-built GPS III Space Vehicle 05 satellite was encapsulated within a SpaceX payload fairing at Astrotech Space Operations Florida facility on June 9 in preparation for its upcoming launch scheduled for June 17, 2021 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. The 15-minute launch window opens Read More