Space News

Phot: Rick Glasby

NASA and United Launch Alliance are ready to send a new communications satellite into orbit on Friday morning.  The 40-minute launch window opens at 8:03AM.  WFIT's Rick Glasby was out at the launch pad, and filed this report.

Photo Credit: Rick Glasby

SpaceX successfully launched its 12th cargo mission to the International Space Station for NASA.

SpaceX Cargo Mission

Aug 11, 2017

NASA and SpaceX are progressing toward a Monday (August 14) launch of supplies to the International Space Station.

SpaceX has shared a new animation of its Falcon Heavy rocket.  We may see it fly as soon as this November from the Cape.  Are you ready for three returning rocket cores?

 

Next SpaceX Flight to Resupply Space Station Targeted for Aug. 13

Aug 7, 2017
NASA

The next flight of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to deliver cargo to the International Space Station now is targeted for Aug. 13 at approximately 12:56 p.m. EDT from Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

This will be the company’s 12th commercial resupply mission to the orbiting laboratory. The Falcon 9 will send a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft filled with nearly 6,000 pounds of equipment, crew supplies and more than 250 science and research investigations.

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