James Webb Space Telescope remains on schedule for launch readiness no earlier than Oct 31

NASA on June 3 announced that its James Webb Space Telescope remains on schedule for a launch readiness date no earlier than October 31, 2021. The instrument, which is the largest science observatory ever placed into space, will launch on a European Ariane 5 rocket from a spaceport in French Guiana. According to a press release, … Read moreJames Webb Space Telescope remains on schedule for launch readiness no earlier than Oct 31

Wallops to launch Minotaur Rocket in June

Northrop Grumman Minotaur I rocket for the United States Space Force (USSF) carrying a national security payload for the National Reconnaissance Office will be launched from the Wallops Flight Facility on June 15.   As of now, no time has been set for the launch . The USSF Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise is … Read moreWallops to launch Minotaur Rocket in June

WATCH: U.S. Space Force Renames 45th Space Wing at Patrick Space Force Base to Space Launch Delta 45

The 45th Space Delta is the host wing for Patrick Space Force WATCH: The 45th Space Wing has been redesignated as Space Launch Delta 45 as of May 11, 2021. The Space Launch Delta 45 is a delta of the United States Space Force and is assigned to Space Operations Command and headquartered at Patrick … Read moreWATCH: U.S. Space Force Renames 45th Space Wing at Patrick Space Force Base to Space Launch Delta 45

NASA successfully launches rocket meant to study energy transport in space

NASA Administrator on medical breakthroughs, SpaceX partnership  NASA has successfully launched a Black Brant XII sounding rocket from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Sunday. The launch window opened at 8:04 p.m. and the rocket blasted off at 8:36 p.m.  ‘ELON’ WOULD LEAD HUMANS ON MARS, LEGENDARY ROCKET SCIENTIST WERNHER VON BRAUN PREDICTED IN … Read moreNASA successfully launches rocket meant to study energy transport in space

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launch may slip to November

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope may not launch on Halloween (Oct. 31) after all.  Despite previous delays, progress on the highly anticipated Webb — billed as the successor to the iconic Hubble Space Telescope — has been steadily ongoing. For example, in May, the mission team recently unfolded Webb’s giant, golden mirror for the last time on … Read moreNASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launch may slip to November

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket completes record 10th launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX added 60 Starlink satellites to its orbiting broadband internet network early Sunday morning and set a record at the same time when it successfully put them into space with its Falcon 9 rocket. The Falcon 9 rocket took off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station … Read moreSpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket completes record 10th launch