ENAIRE Spain – 2025 Flight Plan

Starting on 15 June, ENAIRE will improve the operability of the Córdoba Airport for commercial flights with new instrument procedures • The new manoeuvres, based on satellite navigation systems, will allow commercial flights to be scheduled from 15 June • The new procedures, implemented jointly with Aena, the airport manager, further improve the safety and Read More

Remote Photos First Look Of SpaceX Starship Test Flight Launch on 4-20-23

All three digital cameras survived nearly 12 million pounds of thrust from 28 remaining working Raptor engines from the original 33. However the ballistic impacts of bowling balls to base ball chuncks of OLM concrete took out every tripod and destroyed two Go Pros.  To walk away from this historic launch attempt with digital photos Read More

SpaceX Starlink Test Flight From Boca Chica Texas Fails To Reach Orbit & Self Detonates Rocket For Safety 4-20-23!

Starship gave us quite a show during today’s first flight test of a fully integrated Starship and Super Heavy rocket from Starbase in Texas. https://www.spacex.com/launches/mission/?missionId=starship-flight-test At 8:33 a.m. CT, Starship successfully lifted off from the orbital launch pad for the first time. The vehicle cleared the pad and beach as Starship climbed to an apogee Read More

SpaceX 2nd Try To Launch The Most Powerful Rocket Ever On April 20th 8:28 AM CST With A 62 Minute Window From Boca Chicha Texas.

This historic launch attempt would be the first ever orbital launch from Texas soil which has taken SpaceX over five years to get this stage in the development process. This is test flight #01 of hundreds to come in the future a long standing goal of Elon Musk and his dedicated team at the Boca Read More

Sweden intends to send ESA astronaut to the International Space Station

At the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, USA, on 18 April ESA signed a letter of intent with the Swedish National Space Agency to send an ESA astronaut to visit the International Space Station on an Axiom mission. The flight and the name of the astronauts assigned to the mission will need to be approved Read More

ENAIRE managed over 158,000 flights in March, 17% more than in 2022

• The number of flights managed in March already exceeds the record from 2019 • Overflights grew by 23.2%, international flights by 15.3% and domestic flights by 14.8% • The growth of air traffic in Spain exceeds the European average by two percentage points • All ENAIRE control centres saw a double-digit increase in the Read More

ESA – 10 remarkable Earth facts

Every year on 22 April, we’ve celebrated Earth Day and the beautiful planet we call home. Earth Day, established in 1970, has been used to highlight our planet’s environmental challenges and raise awareness of the importance of protecting our world for future generations. But shouldn’t every day be Earth Day? We only have one beautiful planet after Read More

SpaceX Forced To Scrub Starship Launch Attempt Due To A Faulty Valve!

8:00 AM CT SpaceX was forced to scrub the first test flight of Starship super heavy S24 & first stage booster B7 due to a malfunctioning pressurant valve with twenty minutes to go for liftoff.  Due to this valve failure stopping all launch possibilities SpaceX pivoted and completed a wet dress rehearsal before shutting down Read More

ESA developing concepts for commercial-scale Space-Based Solar Power plants

ESA has signed contracts for two parallel concept studies for commercial-scale Space-Based Solar Power plants, representing a crucial step in the Agency’s new SOLARIS initiative – maturing the feasibility of gathering solar energy from space for terrestrial clean energy needs.   Space-Based Solar Power for Earth's energy needs Due to be completed before the end Read More