Category Archives: Launches

Ariane 5 Launch 100 to Deliver Horizons 3e & Azerspace 2/Intelsat 38 to Orbit

Beautiful illustration & images credit & copyright: Arianespace. Launch Alert! Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 21:53 UTC (17:53 EDT & 14:53 PDT) Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA243 carrying the Horizons 3e and … Continue reading

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The Legendary Delta II to Make its Final Flight With the Launch of NASA’s ICESat2

Images credit & copyright: NASA & United Launch Alliance (ULA). Launch Alert! Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 05:46 PDT (08:46 EDT & 12:46 UTC) a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket will be leaving Earth for a date with … Continue reading

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Japan’s ISS Resupply Mission HTV-7 “Kounotori 7 or White Stork 7”

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert: Saturday, September 22 at 17:52 UTC (13:52 EDT & 10:52 PDT), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIB (H-2B) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 7 (F7). It … Continue reading

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SpaceX Telstar 18 VANTAGE Launch from FL

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX and NASA. Press kit usually comes out a day before launch. LAUNCH ALERT! Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 23:28 EDT (03:28 UTC on the 9th)(20:28 PDT) a SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 (core B1049.1) will … Continue reading

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ULA and the Delta IV Heavy to Launch NASA’s Parker Solar Probe to the Sun for SCIENCE!

Images and Illustrations credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA) & NASA. Launch Alert!!! Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 03:53 EDT (00:53 PDT & 07:53 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA) will be launching the beautifully powerful, heavy lift, Delta … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Merah Puith Mission from FL

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX and NASA. Press kit usually comes out a day before launch. LAUNCH ALERT! Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 01:18 EDT (05:18 UTC)(22:18 PDT on the 6th) a previously flown SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 (core … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Iridium NEXT 56-65 (Iridium 7) from CA

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX and NASA. Press kit usually comes out a day before launch. LAUNCH ALERT! Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 04:39 PDT (07:39 EDT & 11:39 UTC) a SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 (core B1048.1) will be launching … Continue reading

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