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NASA Artemis-1 Moon Rocket Launch 🔴 Live

By |2022-08-29T10:04:52-04:00August 29th, 2022|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Artemis I is the first integrated test of NASA’s deep space exploration systems: the Orion spacecraft, Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, and the ground systems at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The first in a series of increasingly complex missions, Artemis I is an uncrewed flight test that will provide a foundation for [...]

NASA Artemis-1 Moon Rocket Launch 🚫 [SCRUBBED AUG 29 ATTEMPT]

By |2022-08-29T09:42:22-04:00August 29th, 2022|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Artemis I is the first integrated test of NASA’s deep space exploration systems: the Orion spacecraft, Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, and the ground systems at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The first in a series of increasingly complex missions, Artemis I is an uncrewed flight test that will provide a foundation for [...]

Blue Origin New Shepard NS-16 Astronaut Launch 🔴 Live

By |2021-07-20T10:03:10-04:00July 20th, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Building on the incremental mission successes for the vehicle over the course of the program’s flight history, NS-16 will fly astronauts for the first time for Blue Origin. This is Blue Origin's 3nd launch of 2021, 16th launch of this suborbital New Shepard type booster and capsule hardware type and 1st human spaceflight. Jeff Bezos [...]

Rocket Lab Electron Launch 🚀 Running Out of Toes 🔴 Live

By |2021-05-15T08:18:59-04:00May 15th, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Rocket Lab "Running Out Of Toes" is the first of four dedicated launches this year for BlackSky, a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence and global monitoring services. Running Out Of Toes will see Electron deploy two 60kg class Earth-observation satellites to low Earth orbit, where they’ll join three BlackSky satellites previously deployed by [...]

Blue Origin New Shepard NS-15 Launch 🔴 Live

By |2021-04-14T13:38:13-04:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Building on the incremental mission successes for the vehicle over the course of the program’s flight history, NS-15 is a verification step prior to soon flying astronauts. This mission will execute a rehearsal of astronaut movements and timing for future astronaut flights. One of the primary operations will entail Blue Origin personnel (“astronauts”) entering the [...]

Rocket Lab Electron Launch 🚀 They Go Up So Fast 🔴 Live

By |2021-03-22T20:03:00-04:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Rocket Lab "They Go Up So Fast" mission, which will be Rocket Lab’s 19th Electron launch, will lift-off from Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s Māhia Peninsula.Rocket Lab's 19th Electron mission will deploy a range of satellites for commercial and government satellite operators, as well as place a next-generation Rocket Lab Photon spacecraft in [...]

Rocket Lab Electron Launch 🚀 Return to Sender 🔴 Live

By |2020-11-19T22:20:29-05:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Rocket Lab Return to Sender mission, which will be Rocket Lab’s 16th Electron launch, will lift-off from Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s Māhia Peninsula.Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle will loft 30 satellites to a sun-synchronous orbit at 500 km altitude for a range of customers, including TriSept, Unseenlabs, Swarm, Auckland Programme for Space [...]

Rocket Lab Electron Launch 🚀 In Focus 🔴 Live

By |2020-10-28T18:13:07-04:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The primary payload aboard this mission includes nine of the latest generation SuperDove satellites from Planet, the operator of the world’s largest constellation of Earth-imaging satellites. Each of the nine SuperDoves in Flock 4e’ will be integrated with and deployed from Rocket Lab’s Maxwell dispensers, the industry’s lightest CubeSat dispenser in its class. Planet’s constellation [...]

Rocket Lab Electron Launch 🚀 In Focus 🔴 Live [OCT 21 SCRUB]

By |2020-10-21T18:01:36-04:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The primary payload aboard this mission includes nine of the latest generation SuperDove satellites from Planet, the operator of the world’s largest constellation of Earth-imaging satellites. Each of the nine SuperDoves in Flock 4e’ will be integrated with and deployed from Rocket Lab’s Maxwell dispensers, the industry’s lightest CubeSat dispenser in its class. Planet’s constellation [...]

Rocket Lab Electron Launch 🚀 I Can’t Believe It’s Not Optical 🔴 Live

By |2020-08-30T23:48:47-04:00August 30th, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

‘I Can’t Believe It’s Not Optical’ is a dedicated mission for Capella Space, an information services company providing Earth observation data on demand.Capella’s payload, ‘Sequoia’, is a single 100 kg class microsatellite which will be the first publicly available satellite in the company’s commercial Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) constellation. By positioning the satellite to a [...]

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