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SpaceX CRS-12 Launch Information

Last of SpaceX’s original order of 12 Commercial Resupply missions. Here is the cargo resupply manifest for this mission. Launch: August 14th 2017, 12:31 EDT / 16:31 UTC Location: Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida Landing: Yes – LZ-1 … Continue reading

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Falcon Heavy will launch in November

Elon Musk announced on Instagram and Twitter yesterday that Falcon Heavy will launch in November.

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Armstrong Flight Research Center historic videos now on Youtube

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (formerly Dryden) has placed a huge catalog of research and flight videos to a Youtube channel. Check out this great playlist on Lifting Bodies.    

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Multiple Views of July 14th Soyuz Launch

Usually Soyuz launch replays are seen from a single camera view. Here we see multiple views from different cameras posted around the July 14th launch of Soyuz at Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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On this Day 48 years ago July 16,1969

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Aerojet Rocketdyne and Solar Electric Propulsion

Great article on Aerojet Rocketdyne’s push for Solar Electric Propulsion to enable deep space delivery of cargo, payloads and habitats. NASA has said that “SEP may deliver the right mix of cost savings, safety and superior propulsive power ” Current … Continue reading

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SpaceX Intelsat 35e Launch info

  Launch Photo 07-5-17 : Launch Info Launch time: July 2nd 2017, 7:36 PM EDT/23:36 UTC. Approx 58 minute launch window. (A backup launch window opens on Monday, July 3, at 7:37 p.m. EDT, or 23:37 UTC) Launch Location: Complex 39A … Continue reading

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