Month: April 2021

Recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 Streaks to Orbit on Nighttime Delivery Next Batch Starlink Satellites to Orbit: Photos

For & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL –  A seven time recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket streaked to space just before midnight, Wednesday, April 28, for a thrilling nighttime delivery of the next batch of Starlink broadband internet satellites to orbit into nearly cloud free dark skies from Florida’s Spaceport. Furthermore the veteran first stage once again successfully nailed the soft

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Chopper Snaps Amazing Aerial Image of Perseverance, Ready to Push Envelope with All Flight Goals Met

For & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA’s experimental Ingenuity Martian chopper snapped an amazing first ever aerial image of the agency’s Perseverance rover residing on the surface of the Red Planet  while acing its 3rd tremendous test flight on Sunday, April 25 – when it flew faster, farther and bolder than ever before and continues its history making achievements

NASA’s 1st SLS Core Stage Arrives by Barge at Kennedy Space Center after Tow Past Recovered SpaceX Crew-2 Booster: Photos

For & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  The maiden core stage of NASA’s mammoth Space Launch System (SLS) mega rocket set to launch on the history making Artemis 1 mission to deliver NASA’s Orion deep space human rated capsule to the Moon has safely arrived by barge at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida late Tuesday afternoon, April

NASA’s SLS 1 Core Stage in Transit to Kennedy Space Center

For & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  The maiden core stage of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) mega Moon rocket is on its way by barge to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida after departing the agency’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, following successful completion of the critical and long awaited Green run hot test fire of the four

NASA Mars Ingenuity Chopper Aces Faster, Farther and Bolder Challenges on 3rd Test Flight

For & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  NASA’s Ingenuity chopper aced its 3rd test flight on Sunday, April 25, by flying faster, farther and bolder to a half a football field down range and back – thus achieving ever more challenging objectives far beyond anything demonstrated during testing on Earth while making history as humanity’s first aircraft to fly

NASA Ingenuity Chopper Completes Higher 2nd Test Flight Captures 1st Aerial Color Image of Mars

For & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter successfully completed its second and more ambitious test flight on Mars on April 22 of the first powered aircraft to fly beyond Earth and simultaneously also captured the first ever aerial color image of the Red Planet – a dramatic view of the rovers tracks crisscrossing the Red Planet’s

Recycled SpaceX Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 Hurl NASA ESA JAXA Crew-2 Astronaut Quartet to Space Station: Photos

For & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  The first ever recycled SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 booster utilized for a human spaceflight mission hurled the multinational NASA, ESA and JAXA veteran astronaut quartet to the International Space Station (ISS) for a six month science mission in a stunning predawn launch from the Florida Space Coast this