Tag Archives: Spaceflight

Goodbye Cassini, Thank You

Images credit & copyright: NASA/JPL. Many more images and links below. On October 15, 1997 a Titan IV (401)B lifted off from Cape Canaveral’s SLC-40 carrying what would become one of the most successful space probes in our history; Cassini. … Continue reading

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India’s GSLV MK-II to Launch GSAT-9 Friday

Image credit & copyright: India Space Research Organization (ISRO) of the GSLV-F09 launch vehicle. LAUNCH ALERT! Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:27 UTC (07:27 EDT), the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be launching a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) … Continue reading

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SpaceX to Launch First NRO Mission

Image credit & copyright: SpaceX of the launch of CRS-8. Live streaming links and mission information below. LAUNCH ALERT: Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 07:00 EDT (11:00 UTC) a SpaceX, Falcon 9 rocket will lift off from historic Launch Complex-39A … 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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Remembering Columbia

Images credit & copyright: NASA. “And for the whole time I was growing up, for as long as I can remember, any time anyone asked me what I wanted to be it was, “I want to be an astronaut.” – … 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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Next ISS Crew Packed for a Station Vacation

Image credit & copyright: NASA/Joel Kowsky. Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 15:20 EST (20:20 UTC) a Soyuz-FG rocket; MS-03 (ISS 49S or Soyuz 51) 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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