Archiv: SpaceX (corporation)

28.08.2021 - 19:32 [ TASS ]

Dragon launch with cargo for ISS canceled due to weather conditions

The US launch of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle with the Dragon spacecraft, has been cancelled due to weather conditions, the American company SpaceX twitted on Saturday.

24.07.2021 - 17:23 [ ]

Mission zu Jupitermond: NASA beauftragt SpaceX

Die Europa-Clipper-Mission soll den eisigen Jupitermond 40 bis 50 Mal in nächster Nähe passieren und dabei prüfen, ob die Bedingungen dort für Leben geeignet sein könnten. Dafür soll die Rakete Kameras und Spektrometer für die Erstellung hochauflösender Bilder und Karten der Oberfläche und der Atmosphäre mitführen.

01.02.2021 - 21:54 [ ]

Elon Musk now controls over a quarter of all active satellites as SpaceX prepares to launch 1,000th Starlink

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk now controls a quarter of all active satellites orbiting Earth after launching more than a dozen Starlink missions over the last two years.

A Falcon 9 rocket will deliver the latest batch of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit from Nasa’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida this week, weather permitting, taking the total number of Starlinks in orbit to over 1,000.

15.11.2020 - 16:58 [ France24 ]

SpaceX astronauts prepare for lift-off in first ‘operational’ flight to ISS

Three Americans — Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover and Shannon Walker — and Japan’s Soichi Noguchi will blast off at 7:27 pm Sunday (0027 GMT Monday) from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

30.05.2020 - 15:45 [ NBC / Youtube ]

Live: SpaceX, NASA Launch U.S. Astronauts To International Space Station | NBC News

Watch live coverage as Elon Musk’s SpaceX and NASA make a second attempt at liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule with two U.S. astronauts. This is the first mission of its kind to the International Space Station in nearly a decade.

30.05.2020 - 02:44 [ NASA / Youtube ]

What’s the Status of NASA and SpaceX’s Mission to Launch Astronauts to Space?

NASA and SpaceX now are targeting 3:22 p.m. EDT Saturday, May 30, for the launch of the first commercially built and operated American rocket and spacecraft carrying astronauts to the space station.

28.05.2020 - 00:00 [ The Hill ]

SpaceX postpones manned mission to space station amid weather concerns

SpaceX scrubbed plans to launch the first American astronauts into orbit from U.S. soil on Wednesday as thunderstorms tore through Florida’s Space Coast, temporarily thwarting a highly anticipated test that could determine the future of American space flight.

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken were slated to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX’s Dragon Crew capsule at 4:33 p.m.

26.05.2020 - 01:23 [ ABC ]

NASA astronauts go back to the future with capsule launch

This fresh take on a vintage look will be on full display Wednesday when SpaceX plans to launch NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station — a first for a private company.

20.05.2020 - 03:13 [ NASA ]

NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 Astronauts to Arrive at Kennedy on Wednesday

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are set to arrive at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday, one week before the pair’s scheduled launch to the International Space Station on the SpaceX Demo-2 mission.

20.05.2020 - 03:07 [ NASA ]

Crew Dragon Spacecraft Arrives at Launch Complex for NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2

18.5.2020 This will be the first launch of American astronauts on an American rocket from American soil to the International Space Station since the final flight of the space shuttle in 2011.

20.05.2020 - 01:52 [ Ars Technica ]

NASA’s human spaceflight chief just resigned, and the timing couldn’t be worse

The timing of Doug Loverro’s departure is terrible, with NASA’s first launch of humans in nearly nine years due to occur in just eight days.

The space agency offered a bland statement regarding Loverro’s resignation as Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) at NASA.

07.03.2020 - 06:52 [ ABC News ]

SpaceX launches station supplies, nails 50th rocket landing

The Falcon rocket blasted off with 4,300 pounds (1,950 kilograms) of equipment and experiments for the International Space Station. Just minutes later, the spent first-stage booster made a dramatic midnight landing back at Cape Canaveral, its return accompanied by sonic booms.

08.12.2019 - 19:21 [ TASS ]

Astronauts begin operation on SpaceX Dragon’s docking with ISS

SpaceX Dragon was launched by Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral on December 5. The spacecraft will deliver to the ISS some 2.5 tonnes of cargo, including 998 kg for a series of 38 scientific experiments.

27.07.2019 - 22:52 [ Space ]

Used SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Arrives at Space Station for Record 3rd Time

SpaceX’s robotic Dragon cargo capsule arrived at the International Space Station today (July 27), ending a two-day orbital chase and setting a new record for SpaceX’s reusable spacecraft.

12.01.2019 - 15:24 [ ]

Iridium Completes Historic Satellite Launch Campaign

Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced today that at 07:31 am PST (15:31 UTC) a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base and delivered the final 10 Iridium® NEXT satellites to low earth orbit (LEO). All 10 satellites have successfully communicated with the Iridium Satellite Network Operations Center and are preparing to undergo initial on-orbit testing.

22.12.2018 - 20:28 [ ]

High Winds Delay SpaceX Launch of Advanced GPS Navigation Satellite

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was minutes from launching the new GPS III SV01 satellite, the first of a new breed of U.S. navigation satellites, from a pad at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (liftoff was set for 9:21 a.m. EST, or 1421 GMT) when the company officially stood down for the day. Flight controllers had been tracking unacceptably high upper winds throughout the otherwise smooth countdown.

12.11.2018 - 13:25 [ ]

Space Station May Be Stranded; Here’s When U.S. Rockets Can Get There

(11.10.2018) Russia grounded all space flights after a Soyuz rocket failure Thursday, putting the International Space Station at risk and adding pressure on Boeing (BA) and SpaceX to get their rockets ready for NASA service.