Year: 2020

Mars 2020 Exploration Mission Guide from RocketSTEM and Space UpClose: Free Download

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Enjoy our “Mars 2020 Exploration Mission Guide” about NASA’s  Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover and Ingenuity Helicopter brought to you by the journalists at RocketSTEM magazine and Space UpClose space news website. Plus – the Mars guide is both educational and fun!! Our Guide is created specifically for the public at large

China Launches Ambitious Tianwen-1 Robotic Mission to Orbit, Land and Rove the Red Planet

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – China has successfully launched its first fully indigenous mission to Mars – the extremely ambitious Tianwen-1 robotic mission designed to orbit, land and rove on the Red Planet – aimed at comprehensively investigating its climate, atmosphere and geology and search for signatures of water as well as snapping numerous images. China utilized its most

2x Recycled SpaceX Booster from Korean Milsat Launch Returns to Port Canaveral with NASA Worm Intact from 1st Human Launch: Photos

PORT CANAVERAL, FL – Continuing a string of complete successes the 2x launched and landed SpaceX Falcon 9 booster from Mondays Falcon 9 rocket launch of South Korea’s first dedicated military satellite July 20, 3.5 days ago, triumphantly returned to Port Canaveral during a glorious sunrise this morning, Friday, July 24, atop the JRTI droneship to a wonderful welcome from

SpaceX Duo of Payload Fairings Caught by Boats from Korean Satellite Launch Return to Port Canaveral: Video/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL, FL –  The first ever dual payload fairings  halves caught by SpaceX boats from the same launched nose cone – originating from Mondays Falcon 9 rocket launch of South Korea’s first dedicated military satellite July 20 – returned to Port Canaveral overnight in darkness and were subsequently hoisted off mere hours later this morning

SpaceX Launches South Korea’s 1st Dedicated Military Satellite, Catches Both Fairings: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  SpaceX successfully delivered South Korea’s first dedicated military satellite dubbed Anasis-II to orbit Monday afternoon aboard a historic recycled Falcon 9 rocket – and then landed the 1st stage booster and captured both payload fairings thereby concluding a totally successful mission on a picture perfect day on the Florida

SpaceX Falcon 9 Set for Blastoff with Anasis-II for South Korean Military: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  After multiple launch delays involving two different rockets from two different pad due to weather and technical issues SpaceX is set to resume launches of their workhorse Falcon 9 booster later today from the Florida Space Coast with a secure communications satellite mission for the South Korean military forces.

Hope – Historic 1st Emirates Mission Launches to Mars

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Hope – the history making first Emirates mission to Mars was hurled skywards Sunday, July 19 on a Japanese rocket to begin a seven month interplanetary journey bound for the Red Planet and designed to study  the planets weather and climate, build a foundation for the nations burgeoning space program and inspire the