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SpaceX Commercial Crew Demo-1 Launch Info

SpaceX will launch a crew capable Dragon, known as Crew Dragon, on a test mission to the International Space Station. There will be no crew aboard(except a dummy that will measure body responses and environment), but the Dragon will dock … Continue reading

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SpaceX Iridium NEXT 6 Launch Info

UPDATE: Nice Launch no issues   Launch Time: May 22nd 2018, 12:47:58 PDT – 3:47:58 EDT (19:47:58 UTC) Launch Location: SLC-4E, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California Payload: Iridium NEXT 110 / 147 / 152 / 161 / 162 , GRACE-FO … Continue reading

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SpaceX Hispasat 30W-6 Launch Info

  Launch Time: 6th March, 12:33 am EST // 6th March, 05:33 UTC Launch Location: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral, Florida Payload: Hispasat 30W-6 Landing: SpaceX will not attempt to land Falcon 9’s first stage after launch due to unfavorable weather conditions in the … Continue reading

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This is the Smallest Rocket to put a satellite in orbit

Uchinoura Space Centre – Japan On Feb. 3rd 2018 JAXA launched the SS-520 rocket carrying the Tricom-1R satellite into orbit. This is the smallest rocket in history to carry and deploy a satellite in orbit. SS-520 Specifications: Height – 31 feet (9.54 … Continue reading

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Falcon Heavy Demo Launch Info

UPDATE: Now 3:45 -Window closes at 4pm   Launch Time: February 6th at 3:45 p.m. EST, 20:45 UTC. -Backup 2-7-18 Launch Location: LP 39A Cape Kennedy Payload: Tesla Roadster Landing: Yes(2 boosters and main ) – LZ1, LZ2 and Ocisly Watch … Continue reading

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GOVSAT-1 MISSION Launch Info

UPDATED: Successful Launch. Orbital insertion. Payload Deployed. Launch Time: Wednesday, January 31, at 4:25 p.m. EST, or 21:25 UTC Location: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida Landing: No…SpaceX will not attempt to recover Falcon 9’s first stage after launch Watch Live: http://www.spacex.com/webcast Payload … Continue reading

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Zuma follow up

Great summary video from Everyday Astronaut. SpaceX completed successfully their obligation to deliver Zuma to target orbit. So lets look at the facts. Watch this excellent video:

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