Tag: ISS

SpaceX Completes Static Fire Test for NASA Crew 4 Launch But Weather Delays Axiom-1 ISS Departure: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – SpaceX successfully completed a static fire test of their recycled Falcon 9 rocket this morning, April 20, that will launch the brand new SpaceX Crew Dragon Freedom capsule with a team of four NASA and ESA astronauts on the Crew-4 science mission to the International Space Station (ISS) – achieving a

NASA ESA SpaceX Crew 4 Astronauts Arrive at KSC for Launch to ISS on Crew Dragon Freedom: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  A multinational crew of NASA and ESA astronauts arrived at lunchtime today, April 18, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC)  from their training base in Texas to start final preparations for their launch aboard a brand new SpaceX Crew Dragon on Saturday, April 23, bound for the International Space Station (ISS)

First Private Visiting Astronauts Start Science after Docking at International Space Station on Axiom-1 Flight

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTE/CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – The first ever all private astronaut crew that launched to the International Space Station (ISS) Friday morning, April 8, on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on the Axiom Mission 1 (AX-1) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) on the Florida Space Coast successfully docked and boarded the orbiting outpost the

Record-Setting NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei Set for Earth Return after 1 Year Aboard ISS: Watch Live

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Record-setting NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei is set to return to Earth early Wednesday morning, March 30 just a few days shy of  serving almost exactly one full year aboard the International Space Station (ISS) along with  two Roscosmos Russian cosmonaut crewmates in a Russian Soyuz capsule. Vande Hei will wrap up a 355-day mission on

Northrop Grumman Antares Launches Cygnus Cargo Craft Carrying 4 Tons NASA Science to ISS

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia at noontime Saturday, Feb. 19, carrying the firms Cygnus commercial cargo craft loaded with over 4 tons of NASA science and supplies bound for the International Space Station (ISS) and its seven person international crew from the US, Russia

SpaceX Cargo Dragon Docks at Space Station Delivering NASA Science and Christmas Presents

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  A SpaceX commercial Cargo Dragon loaded with over three tons of NASA science and supplies successfully docked at the International Space Station (ISS) early Wednesday morning, Dec. 22, nearly one full day after lifting off early Tuesday morning – and delivering over 3.2 tons of NASA science and supplies and bearing

SpaceX Threads Terrible Weather Needle, Launches Cargo Dragon to ISS Despite Dismal Scene and Disappears Swiftly: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  SpaceX managed to thread an absolutely terrible weather needle and launched a commercial Dragon cargo spaceship carrying over three tons of NASA science and supplies despite a dismal scene surrounding the space coast aboard a brand new Falcon 9 that swiftly disappeared behind thick low clouds that completely obscured the rocket