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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 52 more satellites into low-Earth orbit this past Saturday, marking the fourth launch and landing for this particular Falcon 9 first stage booster. The launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida provided a gorgeous image as it left a colorful path through clouds in the... Read more...
NASA's Artemis I is scheduled for liftoff later today, as long as teams can overcome fueling issues. As of right now, launch is set for 2:17 p.m. (ET) and you can watch live below. The Artemis program has been one of the most anticipated in recent history. Artemis I is an unmanned mission that will lay the... Read more...
A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket is scheduled to launch later today, carrying science experiments to the crew of the International Space Station (ISS). The launch is scheduled within a five-minute window that opens at 12:40 p.m. EST today, and you can watch live. The ISS is headed into its last decade of service... Read more...
The United Launch Alliance (ULA) is set to launch its USSF-8 mission today for the U.S. Space Force's Space Systems Command (SSC). The mission is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 2pm EST. Today's launch will include two identical Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program... Read more...
Elon Musk took to Twitter to show off SpaceX's "Mechzilla" that will be used to launch its Starship spacecraft atop the Super Heavy booster rocket. The launchpad will first be utilized for upcoming NASA missions that look to put humans back on the surface of the moon, and eventually trips to Mars. SpaceX has been... Read more...
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched this morning carrying NASA's Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) that will explore the most extreme and mysterious objects in the universe. Those objects will include supernova remnants, supermassive black holes, and dozens of other high energy objects. It feels like NASA is... Read more...
On November 12th, SpaceX test-fired the extremely powerful Raptor engines of its Starship SN20 rocket prototype. As the engines fired up, an incredible image of the eruption of fire and exhaust funneling out from beneath the base of the engines was captured. SpaceX has been evolving it's cutting-edge space mission... Read more...