Category Archives: Space

“NASA Mission Update: Voyager 2 Communications Pause”

UPDATE, Aug. 4, 2023: NASA has reestablished full communications with Voyager 2. The agency’s Deep Space Network facility in Canberra, Australia, sent the equivalent of an interstellar “shout” more than 12.3 billion miles (19.9 billion kilometers) to Voyager 2, instructing … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Congressional hearings on UAPs

Juicy elements ducked, and plenty of questions remain “We are not bringing little green men or flying saucers into the hearing. Sorry to disappoint y’all,” opened Republican Congressman Tim Burchett of Tennessee at the start of this hearing in his … Continue reading

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India launches historic Chandrayaan-3 moon-landing mission

India has embarked on its latest ambitious voyage to the moon. A Launch Vehicle Mark-3 (LVM3) rocket topped with the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre on the coastal island of Sriharikota today (July 14) at … Continue reading

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Euclid Space Telescope launched today

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX rocket launched a new space telescope into orbit Saturday (July 1) on a mission to map the “dark universe” like never before.  The European Space Agency observatory, called Euclid, soared to space today aboard … Continue reading

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“SpaceX Ax-2 private astronaut mission is ‘go’ for May 21 launch”

The second-ever private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS) remains on track to lift off this weekend. NASA, SpaceX and Houston company Axiom Space held a flight readiness review (FRR) today (May 15) for the Ax-2 mission, which … Continue reading

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What’s next for Starship and Super Heavy booster?

Musk didn’t wait long to bounce back. He has thus just announced that SpaceX will attempt a new Starship orbital flight in two months at the latest, which means no later than the third week of June. He made the … Continue reading

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Starship expected to launch Monday morning

On Friday afternoon—after much angst and anxious waiting by the spaceflight community—the Federal Aviation Administration issued a launch license to SpaceX for the launch of its Starship rocket from South Texas. “After a comprehensive license evaluation process, the FAA determined … Continue reading

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“SpaceX’s Starship vehicle is ready to fly, just waiting for a launch license”

This weekend SpaceX engineers completed a final “flight readiness review” for the massive Super Heavy and Starship launch system, declaring the vehicle ready to make its debut test flight. SpaceX founder Elon Musk announced the decision early Sunday morning on … Continue reading

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“Terran 1 | Good Luck, Have Fun” – TTG

Weather forecasts point to excellent conditions for Relativity Space’s third attempt at launching the world’s first 3D-printed rocket, currently set for late Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Space Force forecasters on Monday said weather around Launch Complex 16 … Continue reading

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SpaceX Crew-6 launch – TTG

The first Starship orbital test launch should take off in March. That’ll be a major milestone, fully successful or not. It’ll be the first reentry test.

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