January 31, 2023

Falcon Heavy rocket on the launch pad for one of SpaceX’s most complex missions

October 31, 2022

The first Falcon Heavy rocket flight since 2019 is scheduled Tuesday to kick off SpaceX’s longest-duration launch mission to date, a roughly six-hour climb into geosynchronous orbit more than 20,000 miles over the equator with a bundle of payloads for the U.S. Space Force. The powerful rocket’s two reusable side boosters will return to Cape Canaveral for landing.

Russian cargo ship docks at space station

October 28, 2022

Russia’s Progress MS-21 resupply spacecraft completed an automated docking with the International Space Station Thursday to deliver more than 2.7 tons of cargo to the lab’s seven-person crew.

Live coverage: SpaceX test-fires Falcon Heavy rocket at Kennedy Space Center

October 25, 2022

SpaceX rolled its fourth Falcon Heavy rocket to the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center Tuesday night and raised it vertical early Thursday in preparation for a test-firing of its 27 main engines. The static fire test occurred at 8 p.m. EDT Thursday (0000 GMT Friday) in a precursor to the scheduled launch of the Falcon Heavy on a U.S. Space Force satellite delivery mission Nov. 1.

Russian cargo ship launches on flight to space station

October 25, 2022

Russia launched a Progress supply freighter Tuesday on a two-day trek to the International Space Station to deliver 5,556 pounds of cargo, fuel, water, and nitrogen to the orbiting research laboratory. A Soyuz booster launched the Progress cargo ship from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

OneWeb celebrates successful launch on Indian rocket

October 22, 2022

OneWeb confirmed it established contact with all 36 new satellites launched Saturday on top of India’s most powerful rocket, resuming the deployment of the company’s fleet of internet relay platforms after suspending launches with Russia earlier this year.

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