Expedition 56 crew of German, American, Russian Spaceflyers Dock to International Space Station

The Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft is pictured moments after docking to the space station’s Rassvet module on June 8, 2018 with new Expedition 56 crew members Soyuz Commander Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos, flight engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA, and flight engineer Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency).  Credit: NASA CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Following a flawless mid-week launch from Kazakhstan

German, American, Russian Trio Launch to Space Station from Baikonur

The Soyuz MS-09 rocket is launched with Expedition 56 Soyuz Commander Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos, flight engineer Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA, and flight engineer Alexander Gerst of ESA (European Space Agency), Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   6 June 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – A German, American and

SES-12 Stunning Middle-of-the-Night SpaceX Blast Off on Hybrid Falcon 9 from Florida Spaceport: Gallery

Six ton SES-12 telecommunications satellite roars off Space Launch Complex-40 on a tail of fire, fury and smoke on SpaceX Falcon 9 just after at midnight Monday June 4, 2018 at 12:45 a.m. EDT on its way to orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   5 June 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL AIR

Spectacular Midnight Launch Delivers Massive SES-12 Telecom Sat to Orbit on Recycled SpaceX Falcon 9

SES-12 telecom craft steaks to geostationary transfer orbit atop SpaceX  Falcon 9 at midnight Monday June 4, 2018 at 12:45 a.m. EDT in this long exposure photo from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   4 June 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – A spectacular midnight launch

High Throughput SES-12 Comsat for Asia Ready for Blastoff On 1st ‘Flight-Proven’ SpaceX Falcon 9 Amalgam June 4: Watch Live

SES-12 comsat poised for liftoff under gloomy dismal rain drenched skies atop SpaceX  Falcon 9 poised for midnight Monday liftoff 12:29 am ET June 4, 2018 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   3 June 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – The massively large and powerful, high throughput SES-12 commercial communications

SpaceX Launch of SES-12 Comsat Delayed to June 4 to Run Additional Rocket Tests

SES-9 comsat poised for liftoff on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, in this file photo. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   31 May 2018 CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – SpaceX has delayed the planned midnight Friday June 1 launch of the SES-12 commercial communications satellite on the firms workhorse

Key Instrument on NOAA’s Advanced New GOES-17 Weather Observatory Suffers Serious Anomaly

The NOAA/NASA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S (GOES-S), or GOES-17, is being processed in the clean room at Astrotech Space Operations, in Titusville, FL, prior to launch on a ULA Atlas V on Mar. 1, 2018.  GOES-S belongs to new constellation of America’s most advanced weather satellites. Credit: Ken Kremer/SpaceUpClose.com/kenkremer.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   28 May 2018 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER,

Bangabandhu-1 Liftoff on Revamped SpaceX Falcon 9: Gallery

Liftoff of Bangabandhu-1 geostationary communications satellite for nation of Bangladesh on 1st new and improved Block 5 version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on May 11, 2018 at 4:14 p.m. EDT from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida – as seen from the pad perimeter. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com Ken Kremer  —   SpaceUpClose.com  —   27 May