July 29, 2021

Five launches planned from Florida’s Space Coast in June

May 28, 2021

More than three-quarters of the launches from Florida’s Space Coast so far this year have deployed SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites, but the focus will shift to other customers in June. Five rocket flights are scheduled to lift off from the spaceport next month for the U.S. Space Force, NASA, and commercial companies.

Photos: Falcon 9 launches 60 more Starlink internet satellites

May 28, 2021

These photos show the liftoff from Cape Canaveral and climb into space of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Wednesday. The launch carried 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit and set a new record for payload fairing reuse, with one half of the nose cone making its fifth flight.

Live coverage: SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites

May 26, 2021

Another batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites took off from Cape Canaveral at 2:59 p.m. EDT (1859 GMT) Wednesday aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The launcher flew with a recycled first stage booster and payload shroud, with one half of the nose cone flown on four previous missions. The booster successfully landed again on a SpaceX drone ship.

Whitson to command planned commercial flight to space station

May 25, 2021

Peggy Whitson, America’s most experienced astronaut, and veteran GT3-class race car driver John Shoffner, a long-time pilot, will anchor a four-person crew launching to the International Space Station aboard Axiom Space’s second commercial trip to orbit, the company announced Tuesday.

SpaceX test-fires rocket for sixth Falcon 9 launch in five weeks

May 24, 2021

SpaceX fired up a Falcon 9 rocket Monday on its launch pad at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, running the launcher through a pre-flight checkout and clearing a hurdle before liftoff later this week with the next batch of Starlink internet satellites.

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