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The US Space Force, in partnership with SpaceX, just launched the Boeing X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) on a Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A two nights ago. The top-secret flight is the seventh flight for the X-37B program and its first launch on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy... Read more...
SpaceX Dragon cargo ship delivers supplies and new experiments to the crew aboard the International Space Station. Dragon will remain docked for about a month before returning to Earth with cargo and research. NASA's SpaceX 29th commercial resupply mission launched on November 9, 2023, from Launch Complex... Read more...
NASA's Psyche mission has been delayed slightly. However, the space agency still wants civilians to get psyched about the spacecraft traveling to a unique metal-rich asteroid orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter. A new teaser trailer from NASA provides a little insight into the mission that scientists believe... Read more...
Members of NASA's SpaceX Crew 7 mission are on track for liftoff this Friday, August 25, 2023, as the crew clears its Flight Readiness Review. The space agency also shared intriguing insight into how the crew has been preparing for the upcoming mission on YouTube. On Aug. 20, SpaceXs Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon... Read more...
Earlier this week, SpaceX had anticipated launching two rockets back-to-back just 44 minutes apart, which would set the record for the fastest time between launches. However, the SpaceX Falcon Heavy that was second in line had some delays that pushed its launch back into the evening. Despite this setback, the events... Read more...
NASA's Skylab paved the way for operations in low-Earth orbit 50 years ago this week. The first space station was touted as a "bold concept," and led the way for the International Space Station (ISS) to begin operation in November of 2000. Skylab began as the Apollo Applications Program in 1968 with a mission objective to develop science-based Read more...
SpaceX launches another 53 Starlink satellites into orbit, marking the third launch of a Falcon 9 rocket in just five days. Liftoff was at 6:59 a.m. EDT, after a 39 minute delay. Perhaps one of the few things that can distract Elon Musk from the Twitter drama is a launch of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying more Starlink... Read more...
SpaceX has been eagerly deploying its Starlink satellites over the last few years. Unfortunately, the Elon Musk company recently encountered a setback. Up to 40 Starlink satellites were taken out by a geomagnetic storm this past Friday. SpaceX launched 49 satellites to low Earth orbit on Thursday, February 3rd at... Read more...
SpaceX has taken delivery services to the next level. A SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket will launch the Transporter-3 mission today. This is SpaceXs "third dedicated rideshare mission." It has 105 satellites on board from consumers in twenty different nations, including CubeSats, microsats, PocketQubes, and orbital transfer... Read more...
It is always a good idea to double and triple-check your work, but this is especially true if you are sending astronauts into space. One little issue could derail a whole mission and place astronauts in danger. NASA has given permission for SpaceX to launch its Crew-3 mission this weekend, but there is one issue that... Read more...
Alder Lake is not even out yet (soon, though), but that has not stopped the leak train from cruising down the tracks towards what comes after. We are of course talking about Intel's eventual 13th Gen Core processors, otherwise known as Raptor Lake. To that end, some interesting information about Raptor Lake's power... Read more...
We have seen some encouraging performance leaks related to Intel's upcoming Alder Lake-S processors, and while we are hesitant to put much stock into unconfirmed figures, we are at least cautiously optimistic it will be a worthy upgrade over Rocket Lake. Alder Lake might also consume more peak power than Rocket Lake... Read more...
Since the first launch in 2019, the Starlink satellite network has steadily been growing. Once it had enough satellites in Earth orbit,SpaceX introduced the beta program, which has grown immensely as well. Now, in an FCC filing to become a telecommunications carrier, Elon Musks company disclosed that it has 10,000... Read more...
Today is a historic day for NASA and SpaceX. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will return to Earth aboard the Crew Dragon Endeavor capsule. Here is how you can watch the Crew Dragon Endeavor splash down off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. The Endeavor capsule undocked from the International Space Station (ISS)... Read more...
NASA has set a date for when its two astronauts,Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, will return to Earth after their extended stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS). According to the NASA, the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule that theyrode aboard to reach the ISSwill undock around 8pm EST on August 1st. If all goes... Read more...
Its hard to believe that its been nearly a decade since the Space Shuttle was officially retired, effectively putting an end to a 50-year-long streak in which the United States ferried its own astronauts into orbit around the Earth and Moon. Starting with the Mercury program, and then advancing through Gemini, Apollo... Read more...
Are you stuck in the house and absolutely going insane from dealing with family members, pets that are sick of you being at home instead of at work, and kids that at this point would rather be at school than at home? Well, the folks at NASA have quite a few "virtual" tours that you can partake in for a change of... Read more...
Image via SpaceX livestream SpaceX lost a rocket today and they could not be happier. The company just successfully tested out its emergency escape system and its ability to keep astronauts safe. The test is an important step to take before NASA will allow SpaceX to carry astronauts into space. It is important to... Read more...
If you were alive 50 years ago, and old enough to cast your eyes on a television, you no doubt remember the launch ofApollo 11. On July 16th, 1969 at 9:32am ET, the Apollo 11 Saturn V lifted off from Pad 39A at Cape Canaveral, FL, sending astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin on their... Read more...
SpaceX is currently preparing for the second launch of itsFalcon Heavyrocket. After the spectacular success of the first Falcon Heavy launch, there is quite a bit of pressure for SpaceX to perform just as well again. The Falcon Heavy rocket is currently set to launch on April 7th, but some fear that its launch will be... Read more...
One lucky person is about to boldly go where no [private passenger] has gone before. SpaceX recently announced that they have booked the worlds first private flight to the moon. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk promised in early 2017 that two tourists would take to the stars by the end of of 2018. Musk hinted that the... Read more...
Well, SpaceX has done it! The company's monstrous Falcon Heavy rocket lifted off from the LC-39A launchpad at Cape Canaveral this afternoon, sending CEO Elon Musk's personal Tesla Roadster on an elliptical orbit around the Sun and Mars. There were many unanswered questions before the launch and skepticism, with... Read more...
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