Powerful Canadian Comsat Thunders to Orbit Post Midnight on SpaceX Falcon 9 after Cape Thunder Delay: Photos

Streak Shot! SpaceX Falcon 9 blazes trail to geostationary orbit carrying massive Telstar 18 VANTAGE telecom satellite after launch at 12:45 a.m. EDT, September 10, 2018 from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL – seen in this long duration exposure photo taken as the rocket soars past NASA’s iconic Vehicle Assembly Building from the Max Brewer

Massive Canadian Comsat Set for Sunday Night Florida Blastoff on Upgraded SpaceX Booster Sept 9: Watch Live

Beautiful sunset view of raised Falcon 9 upgraded Block 5 rocket at Space Launch Complex-40 for SpaceX night launch of massive Telstar 18 VANTAGE comsat from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station targeted for Sept 9, 2018.  Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   9 September 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL –  A massive Canadian commercial communications satellite is

ISS Cosmonauts Repair Small Air Leak in Soyuz Capsule

International Space Station Configuration as of Aug. 22, 2018: Three spaceships are docked at the space station including the Progress 70 resupply ship and the Soyuz MS-08 and MS-09 crew ships.  Credit: NASA Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   30 August 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – A pair of Russian cosmonauts serving aboard the International Space Station (ISS) repaired a small

NASA’s InSight Lander Passes Halfway Point to Mars

This artist’s concept shows the InSight spacecraft, encapsulated in its aeroshell, as it cruises to Mars and Nov. 26, 2018 touchdown at Elysium Planitia.  Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   24 August 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  NASA’s InSight lander marked a major milestone when it cruised past  the halfway point on its interplanetary voyage enroute to the Red

VP Pence Calls for Permanent US Presence at the Moon and Crewed Lunar Outpost by 2024 in Rousing Speech at Johnson Space Center

Vice President Mike Pence speaks at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Aug. 23, 2018 in Houston, Texas about the future of human space exploration and the agency’s plans to return to the Moon as a forerunner to future human missions to Mars.  Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   23 Aug 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  In a rousing speech

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Marks 1st Post-Launch Milestones with Course Correction & Instrument Deployments

The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launches NASA’s Parker Solar Probe to touch the Sun and dive into the corona, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at 3:31 a.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. From camera at pad. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   21 August 2018 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER,

Astronaut Walkway for SpaceX Crew Dragon Installed at Florida Launch Pad: Photos

SpaceX Crew Access Arm walkway for NASA astronauts boarding commercial Crew Dragon capsule for missions to the International Space Station is lifted with cranes and installed into position to the top of Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center- as seen on Aug. 20, 2018. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   20 Aug 2018 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER,