Tag Archives: Spaceflight

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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Chinese Crew to Depart for a Space Station Vacation

Image credit & copyright: Central China Television (CCTV). Launch Alert! On Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 23:30 UTC (19:30 EDT) China will launch the beautiful Long March 2F rocket with Shenzhou 11 spacecraft along with two taikonauts from the Jiquan … Continue reading

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Next ISS Crew Readies for Launch

Image credit & copyright: NASA/Bill Ingalls of the Expedition 48 launch. UPDATE: We have a launch date & time!  Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 04:05 EDT (08:05 UTC) a Soyuz-FG rocket; MS-02 (ISS 48S or Soyuz 50) will be lifting off … Continue reading

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China’s Second Mini Space Station to Launch Today

Image credit & copyright: China Daily. Launch Alert: Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 10:10 EDT (14:10 UTC) China’s national space agency will be launching a Long March 2F rocket carrying the Tiangong 2 “Heavenly Palace” mini space station into low … Continue reading

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