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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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Ariane 5 Galileo Navigation Satellites (23-26) Launch This Week

Images credit & copyright: ESA/CNES/Arianespace. Launch Alert! Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 11:25 UTC (07:25 EDT & 04:25 PDT) Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ES rocket, designated VA244 carrying 4 Galileo navigation satellites from Launch Site, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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