Month: April 2022
Live coverage: SpaceX launches 53 more Starlink satellites
Rocket Lab waiting for ‘ideal’ weather before launch and recovery attempt
Cosmonauts activate European Robotic Arm on 250th space station spacewalk
SpaceX shooting for rocket turnaround record with next Starlink launch
With a mission Friday to deploy more Starlink internet satellites, SpaceX will try to shave nearly a week off the company’s previous record for the shortest time between two launches of the same Falcon 9 booster. The first stage on Friday’s mission is scheduled to fly just 21 days after its previous launch and landing.
Four astronauts arrive at space station for long-term stay
Live coverage: Dragon crew docks at International Space Station
SpaceX’s Dragon Freedom spacecraft docked with the International Space Station at 7:37 p.m. EDT (2337 GMT) Wednesday, delivering four astronauts for a long-duration research mission. Astronauts Kjell Lindgren, Bob Hines, Samantha Cristoforetti, and Jessica Watkins launched early Wednesday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.