Tag: Space UpClose

SpaceX Dragon Launches NASA Cargo to Space Station and Spawns Stunning ‘Space Jellyfish’ over KSC: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – A recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a commercial Dragon cargo spacecraft carrying nearly three tons of groundbreaking NASA science and crucial crew supplies Thursday evening, July 14, to the International Space Station and spawned a stunning ‘Space Jellyfish’ high in the skies just after sunset over NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Astronomers Unveil Astounding ‘First Light’ Science Imagery from NASA’s Webb Telescope

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Gleeful astronomers unveiled an astounding suite of ‘First Light’ imagery captured by NASA’s massive new James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) revealing heretofore unseen vistas of massive cosmic cliffs, star birth in stellar nurseries, star death, evolving and merging galaxies smacking into one another,  and detailed spectra of an exoplanet detecting water vapor

President Biden Unveils Stunning 1st Science Image from NASA’s Webb Telescope

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – President Joe Biden unveiled an absolutely stunning first full color science image captured by NASA’s massive new James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) that peers further and deeper back in time in the Universe than ever before and in the highest resolution ever achieved, and showing thousands and thousands of galaxies in unimaginable clarity

ULA Atlas V Carrying Experimental Missile Warning Satellite to Orbit for U.S. Space Force Targets July 1 Launch: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  The U.S. Space Force will launch a new $1.1 Billion experimental missile warning and detection satellite on the venerable United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket on July 1 which is outfitted with an advanced new infrared sensor payload serving as a pathfinder for further future upgrades critical for

SpaceX Completes Launch Trifecta with Globalstar Telecomsat Liftoff on 3rd Falcon 9 in 36 Hours on 2 Coasts: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM Titusville, FL – Just past midnight Sunday, June 19, SpaceX completed an amazing launch trifecta with the blastoff of the Globalstar FM15 telecommunications satellite to low-Earth orbit on the 3rd recycled Falcon 9 rocket to launce in just 36 hours from 3 different launch pads from both U.S. coasts in Florida and California. The mission trifecta

1st Ever SpaceX Falcon 9 1st Stage Launches and Lands Record Breaking 13th Time Crowning New Fleet Leader: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – In a stunning space achievement SpaceX launched and landed a recycled Falcon 9 first stage for a record-breaking 13th time for the first time ever at noontime Friday, June 17 from the Kennedy Space Center – on the occasion of another Starlink internet satellite launch. While crowning and establishing a new