Tag: SpaceX

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

SpaceX Launches Another 53 Starlink Satellites to Orbit: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL – Another veteran recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 booster launched the next batch of 53 Starlink internet satellite to low Earth orbit, Thursday morning, July 7 from Florida’s Space Coast- as only the 2nd 13th flown first stage. In another stunning space achievement SpaceX has now launched and landed a  recycled Falcon 9 first stage

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches SES Commercial Television Satellite for American Homes: Photos

  For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Flyng for only the second time a SpaceX Falcon 9 blasted off into cloudy skies carrying the commercial SES-22 television broadcasting satellite to geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) after threatening clouds luckily skirted the Cape in the final hour enabling the launch Wednesday afternoon, June 29 from Florida’s Space

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

NASA Awards SpaceX 5 Additional Commercial Crew Dragon Astronaut Missions to ISS

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  NASA is awarding SpaceX task orders for five additional commercial Crew Dragon missions to the International Space Station (ISS) in order to maintain an uninterrupted long-term capability to fly astronauts to and from the orbiting research outpost through the end of its currently projected lifetime around 2030. The new award marks