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50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 and What’s Ahead for NASA’s Project Artemis Return to the Moon: Space UpClose Ken Kremer TV Interviews on BBC, TRT World and I24 News

  Video Caption: Dr.Ken Kremer, scientist and space journalist with Space UpClose live TV interview withBBC World TV News on July 21, 2019, discusses NASA’s historic Apollo 11 mission on the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing and what’s ahead with NASA’s new Project Artemis plans to return to the lunar surface by 2024, and the role of commercial space

SpaceX Completes Falcon 9 Static Fire Test, Targets July 24 NASA Cargo Launch to ISS: Photos

  SpaceX conducts successful daytime static fire test of recycled Falcon 9 first stage engines at 6 p.m. EDT on July 19, 2019 with exhaust wafting overhead at Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for CRS-18 resupply mission to the ISS targeted for launch July 24.   Credit: Ken Kremer/ Ken Kremer — & RocketSTEM – 20 July

Leaky Valve Blamed for Explosion of SpaceX Crew Dragon during Test Accident

  SpaceX static fire testing anomaly April 20, 2019 resulting in a explosion that destroyed the Demo-1 Crew Vehicle and sent smoke billowing into the skies over Cape Canaveral, FL. Credit: Craig Bailey/Florida Today KenKremer — & RocketSTEM – 17 July 2019 CAPE CANAVERAL/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL  – SpaceX officials now say that a check valve leaking toxic oxidizer propellant

NASA Announces Major Shakeup in Human Exploration Leadership for Moon Program

NASA Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations, Bill Gerstenmaier, testifies during a Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing titled, “A Review of NASA’s Plans for the International Space Station and Future Activities in Low Earth Orbit,” Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington. Photo Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani  KenKremer

NASA Selects Dragonfly Quadcopter to Land and Fly Around Saturn’s Moon Titan to Search for Signs of Life

This illustration shows NASA’s Dragonfly rotorcraft-lander approaching a site on Saturn’s exotic moon, Titan. Taking advantage of Titan’s dense atmosphere and low gravity, Dragonfly will explore dozens of locations across the icy world, sampling and measuring the compositions of Titan’s organic surface materials to characterize the habitability of Titan’s environment and investigate the progression of prebiotic chemistry.  Credits: NASA/JHU-APL Ken

SLS Artemis 1 Engines Delivered to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility for Core Stage Installation: Photos

Crews delivered the last of four RS-25 engines for Artemis 1, the first flight of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and the Orion spacecraft, from NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, June 27, 2019. The Aerojet-Rocketdyne engines are lined up side-by-side on June 28 and will be installed