Month: May 2016
Re-engined Antares rocket completes ground test firing
Russia’s navigation network receives new satellite
Ride aboard the Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage on descent
Take a virtual trip from space back to planet Earth with an sped up video clip showing the eye-popping on-board views from the Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage booster as it plummeted back to Earth, opened aerodynamic steering fins and fired its engines for a final braking maneuver just before touchdown.
Video: Next space station trio finishing training at Star City
SpaceX logs successful late afternoon launch for Thaicom
Details of Orbital ATK’s proposed heavy launcher revealed
The launch vehicle Orbital ATK wants to face off against SpaceX and United Launch Alliance for lucrative U.S. military contracts would be made of two internally-built solid rocket motors and an upper stage engine supplied by Blue Origin, the entrepreneurial space firm led by Jeff Bezos, an Orbital ATK official said this week.