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Apollo 17 – 45 Years ago – Live

It is the 45th anniversary of our last manned trip to the moon. Join the folks over at Apollo17.org celebrating this moment in history by having a real-time journey through the Apollo 17 mission. Yes re-live each moment in real time. … Continue reading

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SpaceX Zuma Launch Info

Final UPDATE: postponed indefinitely! Top Secret Mission Zuma – an not yet identified payload built by Northrop Grumman for an unknown government organization. The NRO denies that Zuma belongs to them.   Launch Date: November 17th 2017, 8:00 -10:00 P.M. EST … Continue reading

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Orbital ATK OA-8 Launch Info

UPDATE: 11/11 – Launch aborted due to aircraft in vicinity. Rescheduled for Sunday 11/12 at 7:14 am Orbital ATK Antares Launch Info for OA-8 Mission: The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft aboard, will launch from VCSFA MARS … Continue reading

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SpaceX Koreasat-5A Launch Info

UPDATE: Successful Launch, 1st stage Landing, and orbit insertion. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver Koreasat-5A, a commercial communications satellite, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit Launch Date: Monday, October 30 at 3:34 p.m. EDT, or 19:34 UTC Launch Site: LC-39A Kennedy … Continue reading

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NASA’s Spooky Space Sounds

For your Halloween pleasure… This is a NASA collection of spooky sounds recorded from various NASA spacecraft

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SpaceX SES-11 – Echostar 105 Launch info

UPDATE: Successful Launch, landing and satellite deployments SES-11/Echostar 105 – Oct 11th This is a reflight: Falcon 9’s first stage for the EchoStar 105/SES-11 mission previously supported SpaceX’s 10th resupply mission to the International Space Station (CRS-10) in February of … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Info on Upcoming Launches

UPDATES IRIDIUM-3: Successful Launch, landing of 1st stage in the dark on “Just read the Instructions” and Satellites deployed. IRIDIUM -3 – Oct 9th Launch Date: Oct. 9th 5:37 PDT (2:37 Eastern) 12:37 UTC Launch Site: SLC-4E Vandenberg Air Force Base, … Continue reading

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