Month: December 2020
Three astronauts assigned to Crew Dragon mission in late 2021
Live coverage: Soyuz lifts off from French Guiana
A French military spy satellite lifted off Tuesday atop a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana. Launch of Arianespace’s final mission of 2020 occurred at 11:42 a.m. EST (1642 GMT). Officials called off a launch attempt Monday because of unfavorable high-altitude winds over the spaceport in South America.
China launches secret military spy payload
Two payloads orbited by SpaceX’s launch of NRO mission
French military spysat set for launch Monday
China’s Long March 8 rocket successful in debut launch
Canadian astronaut to join NASA’s first crewed Artemis mission around the moon
Lockheed Martin to buy rocket engine-builder Aerojet Rocketdyne
SpaceX closes out record-setting year of launches from Florida’s Space Coast
SpaceX hurled a secret cargo into space for the U.S. government’s spy satellite agency Saturday, the 30th rocket launch to fly into Earth orbit from pads on Florida’s Space Coast in 2020. The Falcon 9 flight broke an annual record for missions to reach orbit from the Florida spaceport that stood for 54 years.