Monthly Archives: February 2019

SpaceX Demonstration Mission 1 (DM-1) is Here!

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX and NASA. LAUNCH ALERT! Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 02:48 EST (07:48 UTC) SpaceX Falcon 9 (core 1051.1) will be launching from NASA’s legendary Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center carrying, for the … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon 9 from FL Coming Up

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX and NASA. LAUNCH ALERT! Thursday, February 21, 2018 at 20:45 EST (01:45 UTC on the 22nd) SpaceX Falcon 9 (core B1048.3) will be launching from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) to deliver the … Continue reading

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Godspeed Little Giant

Images credit: NASA/JPL. “My battery is low and it’s getting dark…” – Opportunity’s final message Mars Exploration Rover “Opportunity” (MER-1 or MER-B) launched onto its journey to the Red Planet on a Delta II from Cape Canaveral, Space Launch Complex 17B … Continue reading

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Masterpiece in the Sky

Image credit & copyright: Goran Strand. On occasion, and if you live in a favorable location, you are given the opportunity to witness one of the greatest natural phenomenon offered to us here on Earth by the universe; the aurora. … Continue reading

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Ariane 5’s 1st Launch of 2019 Coming Up

Images credit & copyright: Arianespace/CNES. Launch Alert! Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 21:01 UTC (16:01 EST) Arianespace will launch their massive Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA247 carrying the HellasSat 4/SaudiGeoSat 1 and GSAT 11 from Launch Site, Ensemble de … Continue reading

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Remembering Columbia and Crew

Images credit & copyright: NASA and the crew of STS-107 Columbia. “And for the whole time I was growing up, for as long as I can remember, any time anyone asked me what I wanted to be it was, “I … Continue reading

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