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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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SES-10 Mission Info

UPDATE 2: Looks like F9 wasn’t the only thing recovered. Payload fairing LANDED SUCCESSFULLY. Fairing has thruster systems and steerable parachute. UPDATE: Success!! Great Launch and Great 2nd Landing for this F9! “The SES-10 mission will mark a historic milestone on … Continue reading

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SpaceX ECHOSTAR XXIII MISSION

UPDATE 3/16: Successful deployment of EchoStar XXIII to a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit confirmed. Launch:   ———— SpaceX is targeting launch of the EchoStar XXIII mission tomorrow, Thursday, March 16th, from the historic Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space … Continue reading

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CRS 10 Mission

UPDATE: Success! Nominal Launch. Nominal Flight. Successful landing. “SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Dragon spacecraft to low-Earth orbit to deliver critical cargo to the International Space Station for NASA. SpaceX is targeting a late morning launch of its … Continue reading

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