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SpaceX SES-9 Launch Info

Updated:Tonight’s(2-28-16) Falcon 9 launch window opens at 6:46:51p ET (2346:51 GMT). Good weather is expected. ———————- “SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver SES-9, a commercial communications satellite for SES, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). SES is a world-leading satellite operator that … Continue reading

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New Paper Model: AXM’s NROL-45 at 1-96 scale

Looking for a new build? AXM just posted the 1-96 scale of the NROL-45. United Launch Alliance launched its Delta IV rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Feb 10, 2016 carrying a classified radar imaging satellite for the U.S. … Continue reading

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Family road trips in the Space age

A few images to remind us of a Golden Time                      

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Blue Origin’s Launch.Land.Repeat. Video

Blue Origin continues to push SpaceX’s buttons. Its like comparing apples to oranges since all of Blue Origin’s flights have been sub-orbital. It wasn’t long after Blue Origin’s first successful launch and land that SpaceX completed their first landing. Now … Continue reading

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JASON-3 SpaceX Launch and the Paper Model

If all goes well SpaceX will launch today. Space-X Press Release: “With this mission, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver the Jason-3 satellite to low-Earth orbit for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration … Continue reading

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SpaceX new video from Orbcomm2

Here is a great new marketing style video from SpaceX containing newly released video footage from the Orbcomm2 flight and landing Also check out this great spreadsheet on the evolution of the Merlin engine  

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SpaceX ORBCOMM2 Paper Model

Now for all the paper model fans out there AXM has now released the paper models from the ORBCOMM2 flight. Both the 1st stage landing model and the Falcon 9 v 1.2 are reflected here. This looks like its going … Continue reading

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