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Showing posts with label Cape Canaveral. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cape Canaveral. Show all posts

Thursday, September 1, 2016

SpaceX Rocket And Its Cargo Explode On Launch Pad In Florida


SpaceX Rocket And Its Cargo Explode On Launch Pad In Florida


Article Excerpt: "...A "significant explosion" hit the launch area early Thursday, the 45th Space Wing at Cape Canaveral Air Station...SpaceX says "an anomaly on the pad" caused the explosion..."


Reference: www.npr.org

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Falcon 9 rocket launches Japanese satellite, then nails bullseye landing


Falcon 9 rocket launches Japanese satellite, then nails bullseye landing


Article Excerpt: "...The two-stage rocket, towering 229 feet (70 meters) tall, lit its nine Merlin 1D main engines and climbed away from Cape Canaveral’s Complex 40 launch pad at 1:26 a.m. EDT (0526 GMT) Sunday, then pitched east to fly over the Atlantic Ocean on the way to orbit ..."


Reference: spaceflightnow.com

Friday, August 12, 2016

SpaceX to Launch Satellite, Land Rocket Early Sunday: Watch It Live


SpaceX to Launch Satellite, Land Rocket Early Sunday: Watch It Live


Article Excerpt: "...SpaceX's two-stage Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch the JCSAT-16 satellite at 1:26 a.m. EDT (0526 GMT) Sunday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida ..."


Reference: www.space.com