Category Archives: Spaceflight Companies & Vehicles

China’s First Space Station Supply “Tianzhou 1” Coming Up

Image credit & copyright: China News. Launch Alert! Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:40 UTC (07:40 EDT) a Chinese Long March 7 (Y2) rocket will lift off from Launch Pad 201 at the Wenchang Space Center on Hainan Island to … Continue reading

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Station’s Next Crew Prepares For Launch

Image credit & copyright: NASA/Joel Kowsky. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 03:13 EDT (07:13 UTC) a Soyuz-FG rocket; MS-04 (ISS 50S or Soyuz 52) will be lifting off from Launch Pad 1/Launcher 5 (LC 1/5) at the legendary Baikonur Cosmodrome in … Continue reading

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John Glenn to Ride Atlas Into Orbit Once Again With OA-7

Image credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA) of the launch of OA-6. LAUNCH ALERT: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 11:11 EDT (15:11 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), utilizing an Atlas V-401 rocket designated (AV-070) will be embarking on their … Continue reading

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SpaceX Readies to Re-Fly a Falcon

Image credit & copyright: SpaceX of the launch of CRS-8. Live streaming links and mission information below. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, March 30 at 18:27 EDT (22:27 UTC), SpaceX will make history once again because as they launch the SES 10 … Continue reading

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Arianespace Ariane 5 to Launch SGDC & Koreasat 7

Image credit & copyright: ESA of the VA233 launch. LAUNCH ALERT: DELAYED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA236. This mission will deliver a dual payload of Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications (SGDC) … Continue reading

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ULA & Delta IV to Serve the U.S. Military This Week

Images credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 19:44 EDT (23:44 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), will be launching a Delta IV rocket in its Medium + (5,4) configuration carrying the ninth Wideband … Continue reading

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JAXA H-IIA to Launch IGS Radar 5 for the Japanese Government

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert: Friday, March 17, 2017 at 01:20 UTC (21:20 EDT on the 16th), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch … Continue reading

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