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SpaceX to Launch Telstar 19 VANTAGE (19V)

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX and NASA. Presskit usually comes out a day before launch. LAUNCH ALERT! Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 01:50 EDT (05:50 UTC and 22:50 PDT on the 21st) a SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 (core 1047.1) … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Observe Mars!

Image credit & copyright: NASA/JPL/USGS of Mars’s Schiaparelli Crater (front & center) by the Viking 1 Orbiter. If you’re a fan of the night sky, you’ve been noticing the trio of Jupiter, Saturn and Mars rising one at a time … Continue reading

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Soyuz Progress 70P (Progress MS-09) ISS Resupply

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos. Launch Alert! Monday, July 09, 2018 at 17:51 EDT (21:51 UTC) a Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket will deliver a Progress MS cargo ship designated “Progress MS-09” (cataloged as 70P or Progress 70 by NASA) to … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Observe Saturn

Image credit: NASA/JPL Cassini Spacecraft. If you’re a fan of the night sky, you’ve been noticing the trio of Jupiter, Saturn and Mars rising one at a time in the East as it’s been quite a treat for the past … Continue reading

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SpaceX CRS-15 from Cape Canaveral This Week

Image credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live stream link and press kit updates are typically the day prior. LAUNCH ALERT! Friday, June 29, 2018 at 05:41 EDT (09:41 UTC and 02:41 PDT) SpaceX Falcon 9 (core 1045.2) previously flown on NASA’s … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon 9 SES-12

Image credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live stream link and press kit updates are typically the day prior. LAUNCH ALERT! Monday, June 4, 2018 at 00:29 EDT (04:29 UTC and 21:29 PDT on the 31st) SpaceX will be launching a previously … Continue reading

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SpaceX Iridium NEXT 51-55 (Iridium 6) from CA

Image credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live stream link and press kit updates are typically the day prior. LAUNCH ALERT! Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 12:47 PDT (15:47 EDT & 19:47 UTC) a previously launched SpaceX Falcon 9 (core B1043.2) will be … Continue reading

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