SpaceX’s First Reused Dragon Berthed with ISS

Astronauts aboard the ISS began the process of grappling the Dragon CRS-11 spacecraft this morning at 0830R (8:30 a.m. ET). Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer, of Expedition 52, are working to berth the spacecraft to the Harmony module of the ISS. (more…)

SpaceX’s cargo resupply mission to ISS slated for Feb 14

-Marking historic Kennedy Space Center re-open to the rocket business SpaceX will launch an International Space Station (ISS) cargo resupply mission from the historic Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Station in Florida, on February 14. The fallback date for the launch is Feb 15.  (more…)

ULA’s Atlas V rocket is fueled up and ready to launch

By Kendra Chamberlain Live Webcast of the launch, hosted by ULA: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vi2_yIFylxo] United Launch Alliance (ULA) will conduct its first rocket launch of 2017 tonight at Cape Canaveral Air Force station in Florida. The flight window opens at 7:46 pm ET (0046 GMT). UPDATE: ULA successfully launched the Atlas V, and delivered the SBIRS GEO 3 satellite into orbit on January 20. (more…)

ULA’s Atlas V launch will take Air Force missile tracking satellite into orbit

By Kendra Chamberlain The latest satellite addition to the US Air Force’s space based Infrared system (SBIRS) will launch this week from Cape Canaveral, Florida aboard United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Atlas V rocket. The $1.2 billion geosynchronous Earth orbit (GEO) satellite, made by Lockheed Martin, is the third installment to the Air Force's surveillance system that’s designed to track enemy missile launches. UPDATE: The ULA Atlas V rocket successfully launched and