February 21, 2017

Q&A with Michel Denis, ExoMars flight director

March 23, 2016

Michel Denis, flight director for Europe’s ExoMars mission, spoke with Spaceflight Now on March 22 about the status of the spacecraft a week after its blastoff from Kazakhstan en route to the red planet.

Atlas 5/Cygnus NASA TV broadcast

March 23, 2016

The NASA TV broadcast of the launch of an Atlas 5 rocket carrying the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship bound for the International Space Station on March 22, 2016. (Membership Required)

See inside Russia’s Soyuz capsule

March 21, 2016

NASA commentator Dan Huot has everything you need to know about Russia’s Soyuz space capsule and provides a tour inside the cramped spacecraft, which, since the end of the shuttle program, has been the only way to ferry cosmonauts and astronauts to and from the International Space Station.

Atlas 2AS rocket puts TV satellite in space

March 3, 2016

A Lockheed Martin Atlas 2AS rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 36B at Cape Canaveral on May 19, 2004, carrying the AMC-11 high-definition TV broadcasting satellite. It was the penultimate mission for the Atlas 2AS, which was fitted with four strap-on solid rocket boosters.

STS 41-B Post-Flight Presentation

March 1, 2016

The crew of Space Shuttle mission STS 41-B provide an overview of their mission. Challenger launched from the Kennedy Space Center on February 3, 1984, and although the flight was marred by the failure of two commercial satellite deployments, astronaut Bruce McCandless made history by making the first untethered spacewalk using the Manned Maneuvering Unit jet pack.

Falcon 9 abort seen from press site

February 29, 2016

A Falcon 9 rocket aborts its lift off at the final moment on February 28, 2016, as seen from the press site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The rocket was supposed to launch the SES 9 communication satellite and had already been delayed by fueling problems and a boat that strayed into the launch danger area off shore.

Q&A with Martin Halliwell, chief technology officer at SES

February 23, 2016

The chief technology officer of SES, operator of the world’s largest commercial geostationary satellite fleet, spoke with reporters on the eve of the launch of the company’s SES 9 communications craft aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.

STS-104 Post-Flight Presentation

February 17, 2016

The five STS-104 Atlantis astronauts narrate the highlights of their mission in this post-flight film. The shuttle mission in July 2001 delivered the $164 million Joint Airlock to the International Space Station. The module, named Quest, gave the outpost a new doorway for American and Russian spacewalks.

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