Month: January 2021
China launches military spy satellite trio into orbit
Live coverage: SpaceX test-fires Falcon 9 rocket on pad 39A
Watch a live view of the Falcon 9 rocket on pad 39A (members only)
Engineers analyze failure on SiriusXM satellite launched from Florida last month
Falcon 9 rocket arrives on pad 39A for sunrise Starlink launch this weekend
Balky connectors prevent full activation of European experiment platform
Two astronauts working outside the International Space Station Wednesday installed a European Space Agency data relay antenna and connected four of six cables to partially power a new ESA experiment platform. They also removed two solar array handling fixtures to clear the way for a future power system upgrade.
Axiom reveals first all-private crew for trip to International Space Station
Starliner test flight next on ULA’s launch schedule after military mission delay
The U.S. Space Force has decided to delay the planned late February launch of two military satellites aboard a ULA Atlas 5 rocket to “evaluate readiness” of one of the payloads, giving officials a window to move forward the liftoff of an unpiloted test flight of Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule to no earlier than March 25.