360 Panoramic of the Falcon 9 JCSAT 16 Launch. On Sunday August 14, 2016 SpaceX successfully launched its second mission for the Japanese satellite operator SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation. This mission was the JCSAT 16 and launched at 1:26 am from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. After the launch SpaceX successfully landed the Falcon 9 first stage on...

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 Will Launch The EchoStar 23 Satellite. The EchoStar 23 satellite is set to launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida sometime late February from launch complex 39A. SpaceX recently remodeled the historic launch pad to accommodate their Falcon 9 and Falcon 9 heavy rockets. The EchoStar 23 satellite is a communications satellite for...
OSIRIS-REx Mission Successfully Launches Towards Bennu. On  September 8th 2016 NASA and United Launch Alliance successfully launched the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) Asteroid Sampling Return Mission aboard an Atlas V rocket at 7:05 pm EST. The Atlas V launched the OSIRIS-REx mission spacecraft into a hyperbolic trajectory away from Earth where it will begin a seven...
CYGNSS Media Op at the Kennedy Space Center. On Saturday December 10th NASA invited news media outlets to Kennedy Space Center for CYGNSS pre-launch and mission science news conference, an up-close look at the Pegasus-XL rocket and the Orbital ATK L-1011 aircraft the rocket launches from. Once at the Kennedy Space Center, we took part in the news conference held in...
United Launch Alliance Launches A Delta IV Carrying AFSPC-6 Mission. Launching from SLC-37 at Cape Canaveral, the Delta IV rocket carried the AFSPC-6 mission into orbit. The Delta IV rocket stands at an impressive 206 feet tall and will provide about 702,000 pounds of thrust at lift-off. At the time of lift-off the Delta IV rocket will weigh 14,876 pounds,...
Martian 360 Degree Panoramic By The Curiosity Rover. The Curiosity Rover, operated by the NASA, sends back loads of data from the red planet. This time it sent a bunch of images that the space agency was able to stitch together into a 360-degree panoramic image. To make the image a full sphere we had to add more to the sky. Check out...
SpaceX makes historical night time Falcon 9 rocket launch and landing at Cape Canaveral, Florida. On December 21, 2015 at 8:29 PM EST SpaceX launched the 229-foot Falcon 9 rocket carrying eleven Orbcomm Satellites into space. Roughly ten minutes after the launch at Complex 40, SpaceX landed the first stage booster at Landing Zone 1 or better known as Space Launch...
NASA's Orion Spacecraft Transferred To Clean Room In The Operations and Checkout Building. NASA's Orion Spacecraft Transferred To Clean Room. On September 8th, 2016 NASA invited U.S. media representatives out to the Kennedy Space Center for another opportunity to photograph the Orion Space Capsule and to interview Scott Wilson, NASA manager of production operations for the Orion Program inside the Neil Armstrong...
Falcon 9 Rocket Launches From Cape Canaveral Carrying the SES 9 Satellite. On March 4, 2016 SpaceX launched its second mission for SES carrying the SES 9 satellite aboard the 229 foot tall Falcon 9 rocket. This was the fourth attempt to launch with the previous attempts being scrubbed due to weather or other technical issues. Below is a 360-degree panoramic image of...
Gene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On The Moon. Many people know who the first man on the moon was, but even less know whom the last man on the moon was, Gene Cernan. Gene flew on both Apollo 10 and Apollo 17 missions and was part of other space programs such as Gemini 9A. During those missions to space the...

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