Tag Archives: California

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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Milky Way at Jumbo Rocks

Image credit & copyright: Dylan Martin. If you’ve never been to the iconic 1,235 sq mi. (3,199 sq km.), Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California, the Jumbo Rocks location is a great place to stars. The almost Martian landscape … Continue reading

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ULA Atlas V From Vandenberg Friday

Image credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA) of the OA-6 launch. LAUNCH ALERT: Friday, November, 11, 2016 at 13:30 EST (18:30 UTC & 10:30 PST) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), will be launching an Atlas V-401 rocket designated (AV-062) and … Continue reading

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