Tag: SpaceX

SpaceX Achieves Astounding Reuse Milestone with Record Setting Launch of 1st 10th Flown Booster Middle of the Night on Mother’s Day: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  SpaceX achieved another astounding rocket reusability milestone with the record-setting 10th launch to space of the fleet-leading Falcon 9 first stage booster B1051 during a magnificent middle-of-the night vault to orbit with 5 dozen Starlink internet satellites on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9 from Florida’s Spaceport The dawn of

SpaceX Set to Expand Reusability Envelope with Record Setting 10th Launch of Falcon 9 Booster Overnight May 9: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  SpaceX is about to set another astounding rocket reusability record and expand the envelop of reuse as they prepare for the record setting 10th launch to space of a Falcon 9 first stage booster overnight tonight, Sunday May 9 from the Florida Space Coast – which coincidentally coincides with

NASA Crew-1 Dragon Astronauts Depart ISS for Safe Splashdown Making 1st US Nighttime Water Landing Since Apollo 8

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – After completing a six month science stint aboard the International Space Station (ISS) the four person multinational astronaut team on the NASA Crew-1 mission departed aboard their commercial SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft Saturday evening and safely splashed down overnight this morning making the first nighttime water landing of astronauts since NASA’s historic

Recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 Streaks to Orbit on Nighttime Delivery Next Batch Starlink Satellites to Orbit: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL –  A seven time recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket streaked to space just before midnight, Wednesday, April 28, for a thrilling nighttime delivery of the next batch of Starlink broadband internet satellites to orbit into nearly cloud free dark skies from Florida’s Spaceport. Furthermore the veteran first stage once again successfully nailed the soft

NASA’s 1st SLS Core Stage Arrives by Barge at Kennedy Space Center after Tow Past Recovered SpaceX Crew-2 Booster: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  The maiden core stage of NASA’s mammoth Space Launch System (SLS) mega rocket set to launch on the history making Artemis 1 mission to deliver NASA’s Orion deep space human rated capsule to the Moon has safely arrived by barge at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida late Tuesday afternoon, April

Recycled SpaceX Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 Hurl NASA ESA JAXA Crew-2 Astronaut Quartet to Space Station: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  The first ever recycled SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 booster utilized for a human spaceflight mission hurled the multinational NASA, ESA and JAXA veteran astronaut quartet to the International Space Station (ISS) for a six month science mission in a stunning predawn launch from the Florida Space Coast this