Month: February 2015
Falcon 9 launch timeline with Eutelsat 115 West B and ABS 3A
Could these bright spots on Ceres be ice volcanoes?
Russian intelligence gets an upgrade with satellite launch
Live coverage: SpaceX Falcon 9 launches
NASA approves Sunday spacewalk
International Space Station managers Friday cleared astronauts Barry “Butch” Wilmore and Terry Virts to proceed with a third spacewalk Sunday, as originally planned, after concluding a small amount of water in Virts’ space helmet after an EVA Wednesday was an understood condition and not a threat to crew safety.
On This Date…Feb. 28
The shuttle Atlantis launched on a top-secret mission for the Department of Defense on this date in 1990.
Four satellites mated to Atlas 5 rocket
Video: MMS preview briefing
Successful spacewalk ends with water leak
Astronauts Barry “Butch” Wilmore and Terry Virts floated outside the International Space Station Wednesday for the second of three spacewalks to help ready the complex for dockings by commercial crew capsules. Back inside the station’s airlock, Virts reported a small amount of water in his space helmet, but officials said he was not in any danger.