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SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch From Kennedy Space Center Thursday

Images credit & copyright: NASA & SpaceX. LAUNCH ALERT! Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 15:46 EST (20:46 UTC & 12:46 PST) a previously flown SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 (core B1047.2) will be launching from Kennedy Space Center, Launch Complex … Continue reading

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Space Station Resupply Launch from VA Coming Up

Images credit & copyright: NASA & Northrop Grumman. LAUNCH ALERT: Friday, November 16, 2018 at 04:23 EST (09:23 UTC & 01:23 PST) a Northrop Grumman Antares 230 rocket will be launching from Launch Pad 0A (LP-0A) at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport … Continue reading

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India to Launch GSAT 29 on Their Heavy Lift GSLV-MK3

Images credit & copyright: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). LAUNCH ALERT! Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at TBD UTC (TBD EST), the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be launching the massive Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) MK.3 (designated GSLV Mk.3-D2), … Continue reading

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Galactic Sunflower

Image credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Located 27 million light years away in the constellation of Canes Venatici (the hunting dogs) is this beautiful spiral galaxy cataloged as Messier 63, the “Sunflower Galaxy.” In this close up view of the … Continue reading

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Uintas Mountains Milky Way

Image credit & copyright: Tracy Lee. Happy Sunday everyone! It may be the beginning of the end for this weekend but this image from Tracy Lee should help make your transition into the week a little more pleasant. Shot in … Continue reading

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Ariane 5 to Launch BepiColombo to Mercury

  Images credit & copyright: Arianespace. Launch Alert! Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 01:45 UTC (21:45 EDT & 18:45 PDT on the 19th) Arianespace will launch their massive Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA245 carrying the BepiColombo spacecrafts on a … Continue reading

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Mighty Atlas to Serve the U.S. Military Next Week (AEHF-4)

LAUNCH ALERT: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 00:15 EDT (04:15 UTC) a United Launch Alliance (ULA), Atlas V-551 rocket designated (AV-073) will lift off from Space Launch Complex-41 (SLC-41) at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Florida carrying the … Continue reading

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