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

Monday, May 13, 2019

This is what 60 SpaceX internet satellites packed into a rocket look like


This is what 60 SpaceX internet satellites packed into a rocket look like


Article Excerpt: "... The 60 satellites, packed on a Falcon 9 rocket and ready to go, will mark the initial deployment for Musk’s attention-grabbing Starlink project that over time will send around 12,000 satellites into low-Earth orbit to create a broadband network capable of providing low-cost, high-speed global internet coverage..."


Reference: www.digitaltrends.com

Monday, April 22, 2019

SpaceX suffers serious setback with crew capsule accident


SpaceX suffers serious setback with crew capsule accident


Article Excerpt: "... Over the weekend, the Dragon crew capsule that flew to the International Space Station last month was engulfed in smoke and flames on an engine test stand..."


Reference: www.seattletimes.com

Thursday, April 11, 2019

SpaceX launches mega rocket, lands all 3 boosters


SpaceX launches mega rocket, lands all 3 boosters


Article Excerpt: "... The new and improved Falcon Heavy thundered into the early evening sky with a communication satellite called Arabsat, the rocket's first paying customer. The Falcon Heavy is the most powerful rocket in use today, with 27 engines firing at liftoff — nine per booster..."


Reference: www.tampabay.com

Sunday, July 22, 2018

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, lands booster


SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, lands booster


Article Excerpt: "... early Sunday with the successful delivery of a Canadian telecommunications satellite to orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station — already the company’s 13th launch of the year ..."


Reference: www.floridatoday.com

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 with crazy space harpoon to ISS


SpaceX launches Falcon 9 with crazy space harpoon to ISS


Article Excerpt: "... SpaceX on Monday launched a used first-stage rocket, topped by a used Dragon cargo capsule, for just the second time ever. The recycled Falcon 9 blasted off for the ISS under sunny skies from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The successful launch is the second in the span of just four days ..."


Reference: www.cnet.com

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