The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft is launched with Expedition 57 Flight Engineer Nick Hague of NASA and Flight Engineer Alexey Ovchinin of Roscosmos, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. During the Soyuz spacecraft’s climb to orbit, an anomaly occurred, resulting in an abort downrange. The crew was quickly recovered and is in good condition. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill
Launch of the Russian Soyuz rocket and Soyuz MS-10 capsule with a two person American Russian crew on Oct, 11, 2018 that failed shortly after liftoff and forced an abort and emergency landing. Credit: Roscosmos Ken Kremer — SpaceUpClose.com — 11 October 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – The two person America Russian crew made a steep but safe emergency landing
Illustration of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft during a burn of its main engine for arrival at target Asteroid Bennu in Dec. 2018. Credit: University of Arizona Ken Kremer — SpaceUpClose.com — 9 October 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid sampling spacecraft successfully completed the first in a series of critical main engine firings in early October that significantly slowed
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope in Earth orbit. Credit: NASA Ken Kremer — SpaceUpClose.com — 9 October 2018 TITUSVILLE, FL – NASA’s premiere space observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope, entered safe mode after suffering a serious glitch with one its onboard gyroscopes this past Friday, Oct. 5. One of the current gyros used to aim and stabilize the telescope has failed.
Advanced Extremely High Frequency-4 (AEHF-4) jam-resistant national security military communications satellite for U.S. Air Force Space Command is encapsulated in 5 meter RUAG Space payload fairing as it rolls overnight Oct. 5, 2018 with convoy from Astrotech processing facility, Titusville, FL on public highways to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL for upcoming night launch Oct. 17, 2018 on most
NASA’s Commercial Crew Program is working with the American aerospace industry as companies develop a new generation of spacecraft and launch systems to carry crews safely to and from low-Earth orbit – the SpaceX Crew Dragon and Boeing CST-100 Starliner. Initial test launches for both have slipped to 2019. Credits: NASA Ken Kremer — SpaceUpClose.com — 5 October 2018 CAPE
The Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 56 Commander Drew Feustel and Flight Engineer Ricky Arnold of NASA, along with Flight Engineer and Soyuz Commander Oleg Artemyev of Roscosmos near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Oct. 4, 2018. Feustel, Arnold, and Artemyev spent 197 days in space where they served as members of the Expedition 55
Illustration of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe passing Venus on Oct. 3, 2018 at a distance of 1500 miles (2400 km) above the surface. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben Ken Kremer — SpaceUpClose.com — 3 October 2018 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – NASA’s Parker Solar Probe completed its first flyby of the planet Venus early today, a critical maneuver that curved
Japan’s HTV-7 cargo ship is pictured shortly after being captured with the Canadarm2 robotic arm by NASA astronauts on September 27, 2018. Credit: ISS Ken Kremer — SpaceUpClose.com — 3 October 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – The rapid pace of comings and goings continue at the International Space Station (ISS), following the safe arrival of an unmanned Japanese cargo ship
NASA 60th anniversary commemorative statue displayed today Oct 1, 2018 on NASA’s 60th birthday as a US Federal Agency since Oct 1, 1958 – in the world famous Rocket Garden at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com Ken Kremer — SpaceUpClose.com — 1 October 2018 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – NASA, the most inspiriting agency of the U.S.