Tag: SpaceX

4x Flown SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink Booster Returns to Port Canaveral on Droneship from 1st Launch of 2022: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL/TITUSVILLE, FL – The now 4x flown to space and back SpaceX Falcon 9 1st stage recovered booster that launched over four dozen Starlink internet satellites to Low Earth orbit (LEO) last week on the 1st Space Coast liftoff of 2022, returned at last to Port Canaveral, Tuesday morning, Jan. 11, standing tall on the

SpaceX Cargo Dragon Docks at Space Station Delivering NASA Science and Christmas Presents

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  A SpaceX commercial Cargo Dragon loaded with over three tons of NASA science and supplies successfully docked at the International Space Station (ISS) early Wednesday morning, Dec. 22, nearly one full day after lifting off early Tuesday morning – and delivering over 3.2 tons of NASA science and supplies and bearing

SpaceX Threads Terrible Weather Needle, Launches Cargo Dragon to ISS Despite Dismal Scene and Disappears Swiftly: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  SpaceX managed to thread an absolutely terrible weather needle and launched a commercial Dragon cargo spaceship carrying over three tons of NASA science and supplies despite a dismal scene surrounding the space coast aboard a brand new Falcon 9 that swiftly disappeared behind thick low clouds that completely obscured the rocket

Rare Sparkling New SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Set to Launch 3 Tons NASA Science Cargo to ISS Dec 21 Weather Permitting: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  A rare and sparkling brand new SpaceX Falcon 9 booster is poised for liftoff carrying a recycled commercial Cargo Dragon loaded with over three tons of NASA science and cargo on a resupply mission bound for the seven person multinational crew mates from the U.S., Russia and Germany serving aboard the

NASA IXPE X-Ray Space Telescope Launches on SpaceX Falcon 9 to Explore Universe’s Most Violent Objects: Photos

  KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – NASA’s newest X-Ray astronomy mission, the small Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) space telescope launched just past midnight, Thursday, Dec. 9 on a used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center on Florida’s Space Coast on a mission to study the most extreme and violent X-Ray objects in the universe such as

NASA Set to Launch IXPE – New X-Ray Space Telescope Astronomy Mission Dec. 9 on Used SpaceX Falcon 9: Watch Live/Photos

  For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  NASA’s newest X-Ray astronomy mission, the Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) space telescope is set to launch overnight just past midnight Thursday, Dec. 9 on a used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center on Florida’s Space Coast And the weather outlook is quite excellent with relatively warm

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