Tag: static fire test

SpaceX Completes Crew-3 Engine Test Fire as Teams Evaluate Halloween Launch Downrange Abort Weather: Photos

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  Just past midnight this morning Oct. 28, SpaceX engineers completed a brief engine test of the Falcon 9 rocket that will launch the maiden mission of the company’s Crew Dragon Endurance capsule and the multinational quartet of Crew-3 astronauts from America and Germany from Florida’s Spaceport to the International Space Station (ISS) on Halloween. But even

SpaceX Targets Dec. 11 Launch for SiriusXM SXM-7 Digital Audio Satellite after Successful Static Fire Test: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE/CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – SpaceX is targeting Friday, Dec. 11 for the lunchtime liftoff of a veteran Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Sirius SXM-7 digital audio radio satellite for mobile radio broadcasts to geostationary orbit from the Florida Space Coast following a successful post sunset static fire test Monday, Dec. 7 –  that counts as only

SpaceX Completes Falcon 9 Hot Fire for GPS Launch – 2nd in 16 Hours with 2 Falcons on 2 Launch Pads as Starlink Sats Awaits Liftoff: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL – In a remarkable sign of their swiftly increasing launch cadence SpaceX engineers carried out another hot fire engine test this morning, Thursday, Jun 25, for next week’s GPS III Space Vehicle 03 navigation satellite launch – and it comes as the second in just under 16 hours on the heels of after another

NASA and SpaceX Complete Launch Day Dress Rehearsal for 1st Crew Dragon Astronaut Launch: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – In one of their final major pre-launch training exercises NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley participated in a thorough countdown dry dress rehearsal today, May 23, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida of the exact timeline of events they will run through on their history making launch aboard the 1st

SpaceX Completes Static Fire Test for Next Starlink, Launch Reset to Sunday Morning March 15: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – After multiple delays SpaceX engineers finally completed a successful static fire test of the Falcon 9 first stage engines on Friday the 13th this evening for the upcoming sixth Starlink launch on Sunday from the Florida Space Coast on a milestone mission– amidst the ever growing coronavirus pandemic that has forced