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Musk Says Maiden Falcon Heavy to Launch in November, Acknowledges High Risk and Releases New Animation

Before the year is out, the long awaited debut launch of the triple barreled Falcon Heavy rocket may at last…

4 years ago

SpaceX Set to Launch Stacked Pair of Electric Propulsion Comsats on June 15 – Watch Live

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL — Less than three weeks after their last launch and landing attempt involving a…

5 years ago

NASA Tests Orion’s Fate During Parachute Failure Scenario

What would happen to the astronaut crews aboard NASA’s Orion deep space capsule in the event of parachute failures in…

6 years ago

Genesis of ULA’s New Vulcan Rocket Borne of Fierce Commercial and Political Pressures: Interview

Fierce commercial and international political pressures have forced the rapid development of the new Vulcan launcher family recently announced by…

6 years ago

Moon Over Orion Heralds Start of NASA’s Human Road to Mars

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - This week’s appearance of the Moon over the Kennedy Space Center marks the perfect backdrop…

7 years ago

Cool NASA Animation Beautifully Details Every Step of Orion’s First Launch!

http://vimeo.com/31799422 Video Caption: Animation details NASA’s Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) mission launching on Dec. 4. 2014. Credit: NASA It’s…

7 years ago

Orion on Track at T MINUS 1 Week to First Blastoff – Photos

At T MINUS 1 Week on this Thanksgiving Holiday, all launch processing events remain on track for the first blast…

7 years ago

Orion Passes Key NASA Flight Review – “GO” for Maiden Test Flight on Dec. 4

After a decade of hard work, numerous twists and turns, and ups and downs, NASA’s new Orion deep space crew…

7 years ago