Tag Archives: ISS

ESA members decide to increase investments in Space

In a  two-day Council meeting  in Naples, Italy. Ministers from ESA’s 20 member states and Canada today allocated €10 billion for ESA’s programs. They approved ESA’s level of resources for…

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…

Orion Splashdown Tests Ensure Safe Landings For Astronauts

18,000-pound test article that mimics the size and weight of NASA’s Orion spacecraft crew module NASA. — The Orion program recently completed a final series of water impact tests in…

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…

Space Station Cargo Ship Docking Attempt To Air On NASA TV

WASHINGTON — As part of NASA’s ongoing live coverage of mission operations aboard the International Space Station, NASA Television will broadcast the attempted redocking of an unpiloted Russian cargo spacecraft…