Tag: Kennedy Space Center

Much Delayed Veteran SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Overnight Carrying 60 Starlink Satellites and Disappears Behind Thick Clouds

TITUSVILLE, FL – The much delayed liftoff of a veteran SpaceX Falcon 9 booster finally took place overnight in the wee hours this morning Thursday March 4 and quickly disappeared behind a thick layer of low clouds and from Florida’s Spaceport and successfully delivered the next batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites to low Earth orbit. The middle-of-the-night blastoff of

SpaceX Completes Static Fire Test Sunday, Targets Predawn Wednesday Feb. 3 for Next Starlink Launch But Weather Iffy: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, PLAYALINDA BEACH, FL –  After successfully completing a static fire test Sunday afternoon, Jan. 31, SpaceX was initially targeting predawn Tuesday for launch of the next batch of 60 Starlink broadband internet  satellite to orbit while keep an eye om poor weather prospects for both the launch site and the booster

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

Non-Stop Action as Record Setting SpaceX Falcon 9 1st 8th Flown Landed Booster Returns Port Canaveral Hours After Transporter-1 Launch: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Sunday Jan. 24 was a day of non-stop exhilarating action at Florida’s Space Coast that began with the successful inaugural Transporter-1 SmallSat mission launch at 10 a.m. from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and culminated six hours later as the record setting 1st SpaceX Falcon 9 1st stage to fly eight

SpaceX Shatters Reuse Record on 1st 8th Flown Booster for Latest Starlink Launch on Inauguration Day: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  SpaceX launched the latest batch of 60 Starlink broadband internet satellites to low Earth orbit on an stunningly beautiful Wednesday morning, Jan. 20, from Florida’s Space Coast and carried to space aboard the 1st ever Falcon 9 recycled for a record setting 8th blastoff. Moreover the breakfast time launch was on