Tag Archives: CA

SpaceX Iridium 3 Mission to Launch from Vandenberg This Week

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX & Iridium Corp. LAUNCH ALERT!: Monday, October 9, 2017 at 05:37 PDT (08:37 EDT & 12:37 UTC), a SpaceX Falcon 9 (B1041.1)will rise from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Space Launch Complex-4E (SLC-4E) carrying 10 Iridium … Continue reading

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Mighty Atlas to Launch NROL-42 from CA for the NRO

Images credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 22:30 PDT (01:30 EDT & 05:38 UTC on the 24th) a United Launch Alliance (ULA), Atlas V-541 rocket designated (AV-072) will lift off from Space Launch … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon 9: Formosat 5 Delivery & Booster Landing

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live streaming links and mission information at the bottom. Check back for updates. LAUNCH ALERT! Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 11:50 PDT/14:50 EDT/18:50 UTC, a SpaceX Falcon 9 (core 1038.1) will rise from California’s Vandenberg … Continue reading

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Passing Time

Image credit & copyright: Tracy Lee. The Milky Way galaxy; our home star city. If we were to personify this mass of a couple hundred billion stars, it must seem to it that human lives pass in an instant.  When … Continue reading

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SpaceX Iridium NEXT 11-20 Launch From CA

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX & Iridium Corp. LAUNCH ALERT: How about two launches in a weekend and three in one month from SpaceX from two different coasts?! Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 13:25 PDT (16:25 EDT & 20:25 UTC), … Continue reading

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SpaceX to Return Falcon to Flight This Week

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX of the JCSAT-14 launch vehicle. LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 12:54 EST (17:54 UTC), a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will be launching from SpaceX’s Space Launch Complex 4-East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force … Continue reading

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Celestial

Image credit & copyright: Tassanee Angiolillo. For us here in the Northern Hemisphere, nights have grown long, the air has become chilled and only memories of this year’s hot summer nights will get us through until 2017. Here’s one such … Continue reading

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