May 6. 5:42 am E.T. SpaceX has launched another 53 Starlink satellites into orbit. Falcon 9 B1058 is the third booster to make 12 flights after successfully landing down on the drone ship ASOG.
Thursday July 29th. Just hours after docking at the International Space Station the Russian MLM module started unexpectedly firing it’s thrusters causing the station to move off course. Boeing’s Starliner OFT-2 launch now delayed until Tuesday August 3rd.
June 21sr 2021, the Atlas V booster which will carry three astronauts for the CFT mission where Boeing & ULA will launch to the ISS.
Boeing’s Starliner won’t see an April 2nd liftoff as scheduling issues bump the launch to later, possibly May.
Featured image: USSF-7 launches aboard a ULA Atlas V. Image credit: Next Horizons Spaceflight/Stephen Marr. CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA […]
Boeing Space announced today that they will be re-flying OFT (Orbital Flight Test). (Read the entire press-release here.) […]
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – After NASA’s Aerospace Advisory Council revealed on Thurs. Feb. 6 that Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner […]
Feature Image: Falcon 9 stands ready for IFA. (Image Credit: NASA) CAPE CANAVERAL – Saturday morning, the stage […]
Space tourism. The very term sounds like something from the far distant future. However, it is currently 2020, and this year could very well be the year in which the super-wealthy begin travelling to space as tourists. Both Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin seem to be on the cusp of bringing untrained, untested, but extremely wealthy individuals to space, if even for only a few moments. How did we get to this point, and what does the future hold for those who wish to “boldly go” to the edge of space, or even beyond?
Starliner returned to Earth after two days of flight. All systems test satisfactorily.