Category Archives: Space

Arianespace Vol VA254 – Star One D2 / EUTELSAT QUANTUM (FR)

https://spacelaunchnow.me/launch/ariane-5-eca-star-one-d2-eutelsat-quantum/?fbclid=IwAR04bmhjDCnpJa9DUCoyBcvVuSjcXc-cF108FVpc1mVdZ406iCwxaVU9Oj8  124 total views,  124 views today

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Starliner Orbital Flight test 2

https://spacelaunchnow.me/launch/atlas-v-n22-cst-100-starliner-orbital-flight-tes-2/?fbclid=IwAR2Sev0b_zzz4BYCarXtOxqRsHjnFpWqISG_Qk47SBX5E0LpM3-gsNgu3xA https://www.space.com/nauka-delays-boeing-starliner-oft2-space-station-launch  344 total views,  220 views today

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” … watch Nauka catch the space station.” Astro Bob

“Skywatchers can watch the mouse chase the cat tonight, July 28th. Before it docks with the ISS on Thursday morning (July 29) the Russian Nauka module will tail the station by several minutes. For example, tonight in Duluth, Minnesota, the … Continue reading

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Looks like Nauka is going to “make it” after all.

“… after several anxious days of troubleshooting, Nauka’s propulsion system was restored to normal operation, and two successful tests of its KURS navigation and rendezvous system were carried out. While few details were provided, Russian mission managers then cleared Pirs … Continue reading

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“Russia sends long-delayed module to space station” BBC

“A Russian rocket has departed the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, to deliver a new science module to the International space station (ISS). The 13m-long, 20-tonne Nauka laboratory will go on the rear of the orbiting platform, connected to the other major … Continue reading

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“In the ’80s, satellite comms showed promise – soon it’ll be a viable means to punt internet services at anyone anywhere.” The Register

 “Yes, we are finally at the stage in history where satellite technology is (pretty much) available to the masses, and at long last actually works at a speed and latency that’s usable, even in the 2020s. But one regime that … Continue reading

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“Groundbreaking UFO Video Just Released By Chilean Navy” Huffpost”

“An exceptional nine-minute Navy video of a UFO displaying highly unusual behavior, studied by Chilean authorities for the last two years, is now being released to the public. The CEFAA – the Chilean government agency which investigates UFOs, or UAP … Continue reading

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Blue Origin Manned Launch

https://spacelaunchnow.me/launch/new-shepard-ns-16/?fbclid=IwAR0zLu4R62CwgCNp0Tcq8ii_3TM3Wb5InbxT6N8-KXIF95G0g5KtdGdE6NY https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/19/blue-origin-launching-jeff-bezos-to-space-tuesday-what-to-know.html pl  3,499 total views,  4 views today

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Branson’s adventure

https://spacelaunchnow.me/launch/spaceshiptwo-vss-unity-22/?fbclid=IwAR3DZ0lM3ji48Zm9eECj_94wOsxOrSHQTU07yxUKJ4hmMiarEoULu8chjlw Comment: Well, pilgrims. let’s wish him well. I have always felt fairly good about him since he threw a glass of water in Colbert’s face for his idiocy. And what happened after that? pl  5,664 total views,  4 views today

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Raptor2 Engine

“It’s a more powerful, tweaked version of the existing Raptor engine. This engine has been used for test flights with Starship prototype models, the most recent of which in May 2021 reached a height of 33,000 feet. The Starship consists of two … Continue reading

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