Tag Archives: International Space Station

NASA First Moon Mission Launch from Wallops Island Virginia Planned

Late next summer NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center plans to launch a mission to the Moon, not from Kennedy or Vandenberg, but from the new MARs  launch complex located at…

Falcon 9 Rocket Engine Failure During Launch to Space Station

Main payload will reach ISS but secondary Orbcomm satellite did not attain needed orbit Yesterdays launch of the Falcon 9 rocket at first appeared picture perfect but you an clearly…

U.S. Rockets back into space with Falcon 9 Launch

This evening at 8:35pm edt. the first commercial re-supply mission to the International Space Station had a picture perfect launch and a flawless ride for the Dragon capsule to orbit….

New Spaceport on East Coast at Wallops Island Va. Northeast U.S. can view launches.

Exciting news for people in the northeast U.S. who want to see a rocket launch to the space station. The Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) will offer full-service launch facilities for…

Spacex Falcon to launch first commercial re-supply of station October 7th.

NASA – SpaceX and NASA continue to prepare for the company’s first Commercial Resupply Services, or CRS, mission to the International Space Station aboard the Dragon capsule. The SpaceX CRS…

SpaceX wins $440 Million Contract to Return Astronauts to Space.

Hawthorne, CA – According to the SpaceX Web site on August third Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) won a $440 million contract with NASA to develop the successor to the Space…

Japan Robotic Cargo Ship to dock with the Space Station

Japan is launching a new unmanned cargo spaseship that will be delivering goods to the international space station.   The Spaceship called H-2 Transfer Vehicle-3, or HTV-3 for short, is…

Earth-Observing Camera to Launch to International Space Station

WASHINGTON — A remote-controlled Earth-observing camera system called ISERV will be launched to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s third H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-3) this…