Tag Archives: Kennedy Space Center

OSIRIS-REx has landed !

Yesterday space probe OSIRIS-REx (Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security – Regolith Explorer) was delivered onboard of C-17 Globemaster III from Buckley Air Force Base near Denver to Kennedy Space Center. After arriving to Kennedy Space Center it was schedule to extract OSIRIS-REx from container today. Further tests in Kennedy Space Center will cover in following days:…
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CST-100 manned flight postponed to 2018

Boeing missed NASA deadline for first manned mission of CST-100 spacecraft and now first flight with crew onboard is scheduled not for 2017 but for 2018. It is not positive news for Boeing itself, because CST-100 was part of the CRS-2 contract won by Boeing together with SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Corp. in January 2016.…
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SpaceX and Boeing are getting closer to first ISS manned mission

NASA announced about contracting with SpaceX manned mission into a space. Another step in the increasing commercial contribution in manned space missions has been done. NASA announced that SpaceX will be contractor for next manned mission to International Space Station. First mission was contracted in May 2015, with Boeing - another participant in Commercial Crew Transportation Capability…
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Orion spacecraft EM-1 mission with no delay

NASA and main contractor Lockheed announced that one of the program milestones of has been reached. Orion spacecraft and SLS launch vehicle are great hopes of NASA. After rising budget for these two projects for 2016 fiscal year, news about reaching important point in project development is confirmation about possibility of NASA to keep the…
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Falcon overloaded with knowledge – Falcon Heavy rocket under the Space Test Program 2 scheduled on October 2016

First contracted launch of Falcon Heavy is scheduled on October 2016. This time payload is provided by U.S. Air Force under the Space Test Program 2. Planned launch site will be Kennedy Space Center LC-39A, USA. SpaceX is continually expanding its offer for government agencies and Department of Defense. Launch scheduled on October 2016 will be research mission under…
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Advancement of SpaceX facilities at KSC

The founder and a lead designer Elon Musk of SpaceX which was founded in 2002 with the purpose of reduction in the cost of space transportation have also expressed his vision for colonisation of Mars. Elon has big news regarding SpaceX. According to the review generated by Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX will soon carry a…
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Yuri’s Night is Celebrated at the Kennedy Space Center

Yuri’s Night, which is highly regarded as the largest space party in the world is celebrated at the Kennedy Space Center. The event is held last April 13, 2018, which brought out together more than 750 fans and space professionals for the space-themed merriment under the Space Shuttle called Atlantis. Yuri’s Night is the global…
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