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SpaceX Iridium 8 Launch Info

Launch time: 1-11-2019 at 7:31 a.m. PST, 15:31 UTC ( instantaneous launch opportunity) Launch Location: Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Payload: 10 Iridium® NEXT satellites Webcast: SpaceX Webcast            SpaceX Channel on Youtube “For this eighth and final … Continue reading

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Crew Dragon on the pad

Exciting seeing a crew capable spaceship on the pad in the U.S. again! Earliest possible launch date is Jan 17th but that may be revised. Stay tuned.

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Blue Origin New Shepard mission NS-10 launch info

Blue Origin’s next New Shepard mission (NS-10) is currently targeting liftoff tomorrow at 8:30 am CST / 14:30 UTC. This will be the 10th New Shepard mission and is dedicated to bringing nine NASA-sponsored research and technology payloads into space through NASA’s Flight Opportunities program. … Continue reading

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VSS Unity enters Space

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity makes it into Space for the first time going past the Karman line.

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SpaceX CRS-16 Launch Info

“CRS-16 is the sixteenth of up to 20 missions to the International Space Station that SpaceX will fly for NASA under the first CRS contract. The Dragon spacecraft that will support the CRS-16 mission previously supported the CRS-10 mission in … Continue reading

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SpaceX SSO-A Launch Info

UPDATE: Updated to Dec. 3rd “SpaceX is targeting launch of the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express mission to low Earth orbit on Monday, December 3rd from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Carrying 64 payloads, … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon Heavy Model Flies

Joe Barnard over at BPS has posted his flight video of his FH model’s first flight. As expected with most BPS productions it’s an amazing video. There is a lot of great talk also about modeling and how much can … Continue reading

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