Month: April 2019

NASA Postpones SpaceX Dragon Cargo Launch to NET May 3 to Fix Station Power Glitch

The International Space Station photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft after undocking on Oct. 4, 2018. Credit: NASA/Roscosmos Ken Kremer — & RocketSTEM – 30 April 2019 TITUSVILLE, FL  –  NASA officials today postponed the planned May 1 launch of a SpaceX Dragon cargomission to the International Space Station (ISS) by at least 48 hours after

Antares Awesome Afternoon Ascent Carrying Cygnus Cargo Craft to Space Station Crew: Photo/Video Gallery

UpClose view of twin RD-181 first stage engines and massive flames as Northrop Grumman Antares rocket carrying Cygnus commercial resupply spacecraft launches April 17, 2019 from Pad-0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Northrop Grumman’s 11th contracted cargo resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station to deliver about 7,600 pounds of science and supplies.  Credit: Ken

NASA’s InSight Lander Captures 1st Audio of Likely ‘MarsQuake’

This image, taken March 19, 2019 by a camera on NASA’s Mars InSight lander, shows the rover’s domed Wind and Thermal Shield, which covers its seismometer, the Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure, and the Martian surface in the background.  Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech Ken Kremer — & RocketSTEM – 24 April 2019 CAPE CANAVERAL, FL- For the first time ever we have

Cygnus Cargo Freighter Arrives at Space Station, Crew Unloads Science

The Canadarm2 robotic arm is positioned to grapple the Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo craft as it approaches its capture point with the International Space Station orbiting 255 miles above the Atlantic Ocean on April 19, 2019. Highlighting the foreground is the Soyuz MS-12 crew ship docked to the Rassvet module. Credit: NASA Ken Kremer — & RocketSTEM – 21 April

SpaceX, NASA Target April 30 Cargo Dragon Launch to ISS with Droneship Landing after Crew Dragon Anomaly

Up Close view of prior Dragon CRS-16 cargo ship bolted atop SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket poised for liftoff on mission to the ISS from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, on Dec. 5, 2018 at 1:16 pm EST. Credit: Ken Kremer/ Ken Kremer — & RocketSTEM – 22 April 2019 CAPE CANAVERAL, FL  –  SpaceX and

SpaceX Demo 1 Flown Crew Dragon was Test Vehicle Impacted in Static Fire Test Anomaly at Cape: Photos

SpaceX static fire testing anomaly April 20, 2019 impacted Demo-1 Crew Vehicle sends smoke billowing into the skies over Cape Canaveral, FL. Credit: Craig Bailey/Florida Today Ken Kremer — & RocketSTEM – 21 April 2019 CAPE CANAVERAL/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL  – The recently launched and recovered SpaceX Demo-1 crew vehicle spacecraft was in fact the test vehicle impacted in the April

Beautiful Blastoff for Antares with Cygnus Supply Vessel Bound for Space Station with New NASA Science: Photos

Antares and Nature blast off for space and the space station. The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with Cygnus resupply spacecraft onboard, launches from Pad-0A, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Northrop Grumman’s 11th contracted cargo resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station will deliver about 7,600 pounds of science and research, crew supplies and