Tag: Jean Wright

9x Recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 Lifts off with Starlink Satellites Starting Busy December Boom of Blastoffs

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Following a late, same day confirmation a 9x recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 lifted off with a jam packed nose cone loaded with 4 dozen upgraded Starlink internet satellites and two Black Sky earth imaging observation satellites just past sunset at dinnertime Thursday evening, Dec. 2 from Florida’s Space Coast

Blue Origin New Glenn Rocket Pathfinder Rolls to Launch Complex 36: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Blue Origin is moving closer to the maiden launch of their commercial New Glenn orbit class rocket following delivery of the pathfinder mockup booster to the firms launch facility at pad 36 on Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in mid-November. The pathfinder simulator booster known officially as GS-1 was transported horizontally

Sooty 9X Flown SpaceX Falcon 9 Booster Arrives at Port Canaveral, 2nd 1st Stage Recovery Return in 4 Days: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL/CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  With Pelicans patrolling under gloomy overcast skies the extremely sooty 9x flown to space and back SpaceX Falcon 9 recovered booster from the Starlink 4-1 mission was towed into Port Canaveral, Thursday morning, Nov. 18, standing upright upon the droneship it landed on post launch Nov. 13 and

Up Close with Inspiration4 Falcon 9 Rocket and Crew Dragon Prelaunch on Pad 39A: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Prior to liftoff of the Inspiration4 mission with the first all civilian crew including no professional astronauts on Wednesday evening, Sept. 15, media photographers had the opportunity to photograph the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule at Launch Complex 39A on NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at Florida’s Spaceport. Check

SpaceX Launches 88 Rideshare Sats and Lands 1 Day After Helicopter No Fly Zone Intrusion Forces Scrub: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Under heavily overcast skies a veteran and heavily sooted SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 88 small satellites into polar orbit Wednesday afternoon, June 30 one day after the liftoff was scrubbed when a private helicopter suddenly intruded into restricted airspace violating the no fly zone in the final moments

Remembering our Lost Space Heroes – NASA KSC Day of Remembrance 2021: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL – “Space is hard.” A commonly used expression often heard in our community. But on three separate occasions, that observation became perfectly clear. Apollo 1, January 27,1967. Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee were killed as they were preparing for the pre-launch ‘plugs out’ test when a fire suddenly and without

Video: Return and Resurgence of US Human Space Flight with Space Journalists Dr. Ken Kremer and Jean Wright on ‘Stay Curious’ Dec. 14 Hosted by American Space Museum

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM AMERICAN SPACE MUSEUM, TITUSVILLE, FL – Watch our live discussion of current space missions and launches focusing on the return and resurgence of NASA Human Spaceflight from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the Dec. 14 edition of the ‘Stay Curious’ daily weekday space show presented the American Space Museum, Titusville, FL, direct from the

Stellar Sunset Return for 3x Flown Scrub Streak Breaking SpaceX Starlink Falcon 9 Booster to Port Canaveral: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –   Just two and a half days after its scrub streak breaking Starlink launch the 3x flown and landed SpaceX Falcon 9 1st stage from Tuesdays Starlink mission staged an absolutely stellar and uncommon sunset return to Port Canaveral and Florida’s Space Coast atop the ‘Of Course I Still Love You’ (OSICLY)

Scrub Streak Broken! SpaceX Launches Starlink Satellites during Spectacular Space Coast Sunrise: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  Scrub Streak Broken! The seemingly endless and unprecedented series of Florida Space Coast launch scrubs by both SpaceX and ULA for more than a month and given names such as ‘Scrubitis’, ‘Scrubtober’, “Scrubtoberfest’ or ‘Scrubtember’ – mostly for technical reasons – has at last ended with a spectacular sunrise blastoff Tuesday

Video: Space News Update with Space Journalist Dr. Ken Kremer at ‘Stay Curious’ on Sept. 18 Hosted by American Space Museum

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM AMERICAN SPACE MUSEUM, TITUSVILLE, FL – Watch my live interview discussion of current space missions and launches on the Fri Sept. 18 edition of the ‘Stay Curious’ daily weekday space show presented and hosted by Marq Marquette and the American Space Museum, Titusville, FL, direct from the Florida Space Coast: Watch my live and complete ‘Stay