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A Rocketry Sunday Comic

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CRS-11 Launch and Landing Video

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Last weeks Falcon Heavy Center Core Test

The Falcon Heavy had its first test last week. The Center Core was test fired at the test facility in McGregor Texas. About the Falcon Heavy: “When Falcon Heavy lifts off in 2017, it will be the most powerful operational … Continue reading

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F9 Liftoff and Landing from NROL-76

SpaceX made launching and landing a rocket seem like everyday events this morning with it’s Falcon 9. The Launch of the NROL-76 secret mission was a flawless as it gets. Launch coverage was cutoff after landing due to the secretive … Continue reading

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NROL-76 Launch Info

UPDATE: The flight was scrubbed Sunday morning in final minute of countdown to investigate faulty sensor in first stage. SpaceX will Launch the NRO’s secretive NROL-76 on Sunday morning. WHERE: Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center WHEN: Sunday,April 30, … Continue reading

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China launches Tianzhou-1

China’s 1st cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 blasts off aboard a Long March-7 Y2 carrier rocket. The spacecraft will rendezvous with the space lab Tiangong-2. The docking will be the first addition in creating a space station.

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Orbital launches S.S. John Glenn

Orbital ATK successfully launched the S.S. John Glenn spacecraft (OA-7 Cygnus) into orbit today on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. “Once launched into low-Earth orbit, Cygnus will use its advanced maneuvering capability to transport its cargo from … Continue reading

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