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Showing posts with label Launch. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Launch. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Huntsville woman impersonated reporter to see Apollo 11 launch


Huntsville woman impersonated reporter to see Apollo 11 launch


Article Excerpt: "... determined to see the moon launch up close, so she broke the rules. “I was Chris MacGill with The Associated Press for that one day,” she said. MacGill, who was the real reporter that day, missed the deadline to pick up the required Kennedy Space Center press pass for July 16, 1969, so Hereford took it instead ..."


Reference: www.wsfa.com

Rocket City US Launches 5,000 Rockets To Commemorate Apollo 11 Anniversary


Huntsville Launches 5,000 Rockets To Commemorate Apollo 11 Anniversary


Article Excerpt: "... The U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala., celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch by..."


Reference: www.npr.org

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

China's iSpace to launch orbital rocket before July 2019


China's iSpace to launch orbital rocket before July 2019


Article Excerpt: "... Chinese private firm iSpace said it will complete its first orbital rocket launch in the first half of 2019. iSpace, also known as Beijing Interstellar Glory Space Technology, said on Wednesday that it ..."


Reference: www.globaltimes.cn

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Has Russia just put a secret weapon in orbit? FIVE orbital bodies are propelled into space instead of four


Has Russia just put a secret weapon in orbit? New launch prompts security concerns after FIVE orbital bodies are propelled into space instead of four


Article Excerpt: "... The US military has raised concerns about the mysterious Russian launch after they found five orbital bodies leaving the rocket instead of four, as previously suggested. The US Combined Space Operations Center believe that either the rocket's upper stage broke in two, or the Russians had kept part of the launch secret ..."


Reference: www.dailymail.co.uk
MORE: www.space-track.org

Monday, November 12, 2018

Set your alarm: Rocket launch to be visible over East Coast before dawn Thursday


Set your alarm: Rocket launch to be visible over East Coast before dawn Thursday


Article Excerpt: "... A few minutes after launch on Thursday, people across the mid-Atlantic will be able to see the International Space Station pass overhead. It will shine bright as it moves across the sky shortly after 5:06 a.m. EST. ..."


Reference: www.accuweather.com

Thursday, October 11, 2018

U.S. and Russian Astronauts Safe After Making Emergency Landing When Booster Rocket Failed on Launch


U.S. and Russian Astronauts Safe After Making Emergency Landing When Booster Rocket Failed on Launch


Article Excerpt: "... The astronauts were to dock at the International Space Station six hours after the launch, but the Soyuz booster suffered an unspecified failure and shut down minutes after the launch ..."


Reference: time.com