Thursday, July 2, 2020

SpaceX, Blue Origin, NASA have big plans in store for Kennedy Space Center

Florida’s Space Coast is gearing up for a boom in activity as more companies are choosing to build rockets in the area. Within a week, three...

Winds cause SpaceX to move Falcon Heavy launch to Thursday

SpaceX suffered another delay Wednesday to its first commercial launch of a Falcon Heavy rocket, after high upper-level winds forced the company scrub the liftoff and plan for another attempt...

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 returns to flight, sticks Cape Canaveral landing

“The Falcon has landed.” It may not top the Eagle’s 1969 moon landing with astronauts, but SpaceX’s confirmation Monday night that it had successfully landed a Falcon 9 rocket booster at Cape...

Look inside Lockheed Martin’s finished prototype of where astronauts may live in deep space

The beds are built into the walls, the tables fold down and a robotic arm looms about the cabin. Like an RV in space, the module that astronauts may...

SpaceX blast reminds observers of ‘risky’ business

Loud booms and a plume of smoke could be seen for miles around when a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and satellite blew up on the launch pad Thursday at Cape Canaveral. The...

What Central Florida can gain from SpaceX’s leap into $260B satellite industry

SpaceX has jumped into the satellite business — a move that may bring more big business to Florida’s Space Coast. The Hawthorne, Calif.-based rocket company on Aug. 21 filed a trademark for...

Moon shot: Get a closer look at robots headed to space to win Google’s...

Five private aerospace firms are competing to land their spacecraft on the moon first, and they likely are putting finishing touches on their robot rovers and landers as the March deadline...

Report: SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy booster spotted arriving at Space Coast

SpaceX is taking another step toward preparing for its next Falcon Heavy Launch — there's just no telling when it might actually launch.  Blog site Teslarati...

Jeff Bezos’ rocket company teams with new Florida satellite maker OneWeb

Two new players on the Space Coast — OneWeb and Blue Origin — are teaming up to build and launch satellites in Central Florida, reinforcing the foothold that private space flight...

Space Companies Restore Florida’s Status As Nation’s Launch Pad

The Sunshine State will host as many launches this year as during the Apollo-era. Commercial spaceflight companies like SpaceX and United Launch Alliance (ULA) plan to launch more than 30 rockets from...
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