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CRS 10 Mission

UPDATE: Success! Nominal Launch. Nominal Flight. Successful landing. “SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Dragon spacecraft to low-Earth orbit to deliver critical cargo to the International Space Station for NASA. SpaceX is targeting a late morning launch of its … Continue reading

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Boeing unveils its new spacesuit

Astronauts aboard Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft will wear these new lightweight spacesuits. Hopefully we will get to see a SpaceX spacesuit soon. Back in May it was announced that SpaceX hired Ironman costume designer Jose Fernandez to design their own in … Continue reading

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Onboard view from F9 landing

Here is a great full video of the 1st stage landing on 01/14/17 https://youtu.be/QhPDoSlGz6Y  

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Falcon 9 poised for launch

Fingers crossed for tomorrows launch. Falcon 9:Iridium 1 Mission Launch time: 1754:34 GMT (12:54:34 p.m. EST; 9:54:34 a.m. PST) Launch site: SLC-4E, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California Live Broadcast: http://www.spacex.com/webcast

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First peek of a Falcon Heavy interstage

We got a glimpse of the Falcon Heavy interstage being prepped today. Falcon Heavy interstage being prepped at the rocket factory. When FH flies next year, it will be the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor … Continue reading

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Japan launches new solid fuel rocket

Japan has placed the ERG satellite into orbit on December 20th using a new 3 stage solid fuel rocket called the Epsilon Launch Vehicle. “JAXA successfully launched the second Epsilon Launch Vehicle with Exploration of energization and Radiation in Geospace … Continue reading

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Apollo 17 in real time

Experience the Apollo 17 mission in real time. Apollo 17 launched 44 years ago on Dec. 7th 1972. Click here to join mission

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