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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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SpaceX FORMOSAT-5 Launch Info

UPDATE: Successful flight, deployment and landing. Overview: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver FORMOSAT-5, an Earth observation satellite for Taiwan’s National Space Organization (NSPO), to a low-Earth orbit (LEO). SpaceX is targeting launch of FORMOSAT-5 from Space Launch Complex 4 East … Continue reading

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SpaceX CRS-12 Launch Information

Last of SpaceX’s original order of 12 Commercial Resupply missions. Here is the cargo resupply manifest for this mission. Launch: August 14th 2017, 12:31 EDT / 16:31 UTC Location: Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida Landing: Yes – LZ-1 … Continue reading

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SpaceX Iridium-2 Launch info

UPDATE: Beautiful flight and great landing! 2 Flights and 2 landings in a little over 48 hours! Launch Info Launch time: The instantaneous launch window is at 4:25 p.m. EDT, or 20:25 UTC, on Sunday, June 25 – A backup … Continue reading

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Read Musk’s Mars Plans

Until July 5th, You can read “Making Humans a Multi-Planetary Species” over at New Space for free. I highly recommend this quick read Here is the link (available until July 5th 2017)

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SpaceX CRS-11 Launch Info

UPDATE: Today’s Launch Scrubbed. Will attempt Saturday at 5:07 pm EDT. (scrubbed due to weather: lightening strikes) CRS-11 is also known as SPX-11 “SpaceX’s eleventh contracted cargo resupply mission with NASA to the International Space Station will deliver almost 6,000 pounds … Continue reading

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