Stunning clear blue sky launch at 3:01 PM EDT or 19:01 UTC on May 4th 2021 (May The Force Be With You) for SpaceX and the 82nd landing of a Falcon 9 with another 60 Starlink Internet satellites successfully deployed with over 3,000 satellites in the constellation. This is B-1049.9 nineth flight tied for first Read More
SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites and re lands booster for the 81st time in total landings!
On a clear but slightly breezy late evening SpaceX launched Starlink 24 v1.0 from launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Florida at 11:44 PM EDT April 28th 2021 or 3:44 UTC. The first stage booster B-1060.7 successfully made it's seventh flight into space helping to deliver all 60 Starlink satellites into the ever growing SpaceX Read More
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Crew Dragon spits fire as it lifts off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, 23 April at 05:49 local time. On board are ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough, and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Akihiko Hoshide. The crew of four spent around Read More
Port Canaveral Florida was rocking rockets today in fact two very different but historic rockets & barges. Fresh off its Hot Fire Green Run test the NASA SLS Artemis core stage with four RS-25 engines arrived from the John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi on an expanded & renovated Pegasus barge to be off 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
Truly hallowed ground at Launch Complex 39-A for NASA SpaceX Crew-2 setting remotes for a historic launch with four astronauts but this time with a flight proven space capsule Endeavor (from DM-2) and a flight proven first stage booster B-1061.2 (from Crew-1)! That is a big step for NASA & the commercial crew program. God Read More
ESA NASA and SpaceX now are targeting 23 April at 10:49 BST (11:49 CEST) for the launch of the Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station due to unfavourable weather conditions along the flight path on Thursday. French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is returning to the International Space Station on his second spaceflight. The mission, Read More
NASA & SpaceX delays launch attempt of Crew 2 to Friday at 5:49 AM EDT or 9:49 UTC April 23rd 2021 from launch complex 39A at NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida, due to unfavorable weather conditions along the flight path for Thursday. Docking with the ISS is now planned for 5:10 AM EDT Saturday Read More
On a clear blue sky at 12:43 PM EDT or 16:34 UTC SpaceX successfully launched and landed first stage booster B-1058.7 (it's seventh flight) on their autonomous drone ship OCISLY 633 kilometers down range in the Atlantic Ocean and deployed 60 additional Starlink satellites into orbit. All in all it was a perfect launch and Read More
It's official just received instructions from the 45th Space Wing for todays SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 23 v1.0 Satellite launch from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Florida on Wednesday 4-7-21 at 12:34 PM EDT or 16:34 UTC. Whether is 90% go for launch! It's been a long time since since we have had a day launch Read More