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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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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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A very merry NASA GIFmas

NASA has just started a GIF collection over at Giphy. There are some great GIFs here.So have a very merry GIFmas. NASA Collection at Giphy

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R.I.P. John Glenn

NBC’s Re-broadcast of the John Glenn’s Tuesday February 20th 1962 at 9:47:39 A.M flight aboard the Mercury-Atlas 6    

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2016 Gifts for the Rocketeer

The Chart of Cosmic Exploration “Probe the solar system from Mercury to Pluto with this stellar schematic of space exploration! From the Luna 2 in 1959 to the DSCOVR in 2015, this color-coded chart traces the trajectories of every orbiter, … Continue reading

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Antares OA-5 Paper Model

I was fortunate enough to watch the launch of the Orbital Antares OA-5 from the Outer Banks of North Carolina. My view was spectacular. I watched as first stage burned out almost directly in front of my ocean view. I … Continue reading

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