Tag: 45th Space Wing

SpaceX Starlink Satellites Soar from Space Coast During Stunning Middle of the Night Falcon 9 Blastoff: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  Another tranche of SpaceX Starlink broadband internet satellites soared to space during the spectacular middle-of-the-night blastoff of a veteran Falcon 9 booster from Florida’s Space Coast overnight this morning March 11 – while the firm maintained a relentlessly rapid launch cadence starting off the new year. The flawless liftoff

Poor Weather and Technical Issues Cause Multiple Delays to SpaceX Starlink Double Header Launch Attempts-Reset to Feb 15: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL –  Poor weather and technical issues have forced multiple delays to attempts by SpaceX to launch a double header of Starlink missions these past few weeks – in some cases just a day or two apart and once spaced just 5 hours apart in what would have been a record setting event not seen

Dismal Weather Scrubs Falcon 9 Transporter-1 Launch Attempt, SpaceX Retargets Jan. 24: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Dismal weather forced SpaceX to scrub this mornings Falcon 9 launch attempt of Transporter-1, their first dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission in the final minutes of the countdown on Jan. 23 loaded with a record setting number of 143 satellites of all shapes and sizes on the firms third

4th Space Coast Scrub This Week as SpaceX Falcon 9 Aborts Launch Last Moment for GPS Navigation Satellite: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – It was just not to be. Space Coast ‘Scrubitis’ continues ! Continuing an unlucky string, 4 in a row launch scrubs happened this week on the Florida Space Coast by America’s premier rocket builders SpaceX and United Launch Alliance (ULA) as yet another SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket aborted liftoff

Top Secret NRO SpySat Atop ULA Delta IV Heavy Kicks Off Trio of Space Coast Launches Overnight Aug. 27 Concluding Busy August: Photos/Watch Live

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL –  A top secret intelligence gathering spy satellite for the secretive U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) sitting atop a mighty United Launch Alliance (ULA) triple barreled Delta IV Heavy rocket is all set to kick off a trio of Florida Space Coast launches overnight Aug. 27 – concluding a busy

SpaceX Falcon 9 Successfully Launches NextGen GPS Navigation Satellite for US Space Force/Lands Booster: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – A brand new SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched the third in the advanced new series of Global Positioning Systems III (GPS III) navigation satellites for the U.S. military and the new U.S. Space Force and delivered it to its intended medium Earth orbit (MEO) this afternoon, Tuesday, June

Solar Orbiter Streaks to Space on ULA Atlas V to Explore Sun’s Polar Region and Space Weather: Photos

ESA/NASA Solar Orbiter mission to study the Sun streaks to space atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 11:03 p.m. EST on Feb. 9, 2020 – in this long duration exposure taken from the roof of NASA’s iconic Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) with photographers in the foreground. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/spaceupclose.com