A New Milestone for SpaceX With First Tenth Flight & Landing Of A First Stage Falcon 9 Booster!

In the early morning darkness on May 9th 2021 at 2:42 AM EDT or 6:42 UTC SpaceX and Elon Musk achieved a new corporate milestone in re-useability with the tenth flight and landing of first stage booster B-1051.10 which is now the fleet leader during the Starlink 27 mission from SLC-40 Cape Canaveral Florida. With Read More

SpaceX Falcon 9 Booster arrival at Port Canaveral

On January 24th at Port Canaveral Florida JRTI Just Read The Instructions arrived with SpaceX Falcon 9 fleet leading booster B-1051.8 which has flown into space for eight flights and landings more than any other SpaceX booster currently. It had successfully delivered the 16th batch of 60 Starlink V-1.0 satellites into orbit on January 20th Read More

ULA NROL-44 mission launch – Night turns into day!

ULA United Launch Alliance successfully launched the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office at 8:09 PM EST from launch complex 37 Cape Canaveral Florida on 12-10-2020. At the edge of space this Delta Heavy rocket jettisoned the tri sector aluminum fairing protecting the NRO listening spy satellite during ascent through the atmosphere and was Read More

SpaceX GPSIIISVO4 launch at 6:24 PM EST on November 5th

SpaceX will try a second launch attempt for GPSIIISV04 United States Space Force on Thursday November 5th from SLC-40 Cape Canaveral Florida at 6:24 PM or 23.24 UTC for liftoff with booster B-1062.1 SpaceX scrubbed the first attempt back on October 2nd just seconds from launch when two engines prematurely fired. After the removal of Read More

The 99th launch & 100th mission for SpaceX Starlink 10 (11) was a huge success – with photos

The 99th launch & 100th mission for SpaceX Starlink 10 (11) was a huge success from launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Florida 10:31 AM EDT or 14:31 UTC August 18th 2020! Mission and launch highlights are: First stage booster B-1049.6 flew & landed for the 6th time a first for SpaceX. Five landings on Read More