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

ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office

…targeted for Thursday, December 10, pending range availability. The launch time is 6:15 p.m. EST. photo previous launch from Scott Schilke spacenews.lu, space-news.es Today’s forecast shows a 90 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. To view the mission overview and gallery, please click here. Launch Forecast Summary: Overall probability of violating weather constraints: Read More

Gorgeous weather for a beautiful and critical NASA SpaceX CRS-21 launch to the ISS

....packed full of life science investigations to help humans on earth live a better healthier life. B-1058.4 blasted off from launch complex 39A at 11:17 AM EST or 8:17 AM PST or 16:17 UTC on 12-6-2020 Cape Canaveral Florida. This new cargo Dragon 2 spacecraft has been certified by NASA to fly to the ISS Read More

Watch SpaceX and NASA Launch Cargo and Supplies to the Space Station

We Are Go For Launch! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKmfXw2IRLQ The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Dragon cargo spacecraft has rolled out to the launch pad at our Kennedy Space Center in Florida and is counting down to a Saturday lift off at 11:39 a.m. EST. This will be the first flight of the upgraded cargo version of Read More

NASA & SpaceX statement regarding pushing back Crew-1 by one day to Sunday – with photos

Update: Due to onshore winds and recovery operations, NASA and SpaceX are targeting launch of the Crew-1 mission with astronauts to the ISS International Space Station at 7:27 PM EST Sunday, Nov. 15th. The first stage booster is planned to be reused to fly astronauts on Crew-2. #LaunchAmerica -NASA by Scott Schilke for spacenews.lu and Read More

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-101 Mission in Support of National Security

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off on Nov. 13 at 5:32 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. “Thank you to our mission partners, the NRO and the United States Space Force for their continued confidence Read More