Momentus Launches First Demonstration Flight on SpaceX Falcon 9

Momentus Launches First Demonstration Flight on SpaceX Falcon 9

First customer satellite orbited; more customer payloads to be deployed and Vigoride spacecraft tested Momentus Inc. has launched its first demonstration flight of the Vigoride orbital transfer vehicle to low-earth orbit aboard the SpaceX Transporter-5 mission. Momentus also announced that it has placed its first customer satellite in orbit and plans to conduct more deployments […]

Terran Orbital Integrates Fleet Space, GeoOptics, and NASA Satellites Aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 Prior to Transporter-5 Launch

Terran Orbital Integrates Fleet Space, GeoOptics, and NASA Satellites Aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 Prior to Transporter-5 Launch

The six Terran Orbital designed and built satellites represent four missions and three customers Terran Orbital Corporation announced the successful integration of six Terran Orbital designed and built satellites aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket prior to the Transporter-5 launch. The 57-minute launch window opened today, Wednesday, May 25 at 2:27 p.m. ET. Click here to view […]

Axiom Private Astronauts on their way to the International Space Station

Axiom Private Astronauts Headed to International Space Station

Four private astronauts are in orbit following the successful launch of Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1), the first all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station. Axiom Space astronauts lifted off at 11:17 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 8, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket propelled […]

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Transporter-4 Rideshare Mission

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Transporter-4 Rideshare Mission

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NqSoHnkKEM On Friday, April 1 at 12:24 p.m. ET, Falcon 9 launched Transporter-4, SpaceX’s fourth dedicated smallsat rideshare program mission, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. This was the seventh launch and landing of this Falcon 9 stage booster, which previously supported launch of Crew-1, Crew-2, SXM-8, CRS-23, IXPE, and one […]

SpaceX test-fires Falcon 9 rocket for Starlink launch

SpaceX test-fires Falcon 9 rocket for Starlink launch

Just ten hours after launching a crew capsule from a nearby pad, SpaceX ignited the main engines on a reused Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station Thursday morning for a brief test-firing ahead of a planned liftoff Friday to begin a new phase of deploying the company’s Starlink satellite internet network.

Getting to the Bottom of Inspiration 4

Getting to the Bottom of Inspiration 4

From start to finish, the mission was flush with success…until an unplanned accident caused the onboard toilet to malfunction. Forcing the crew to adapt in ways that lumped them in a unique category of astronauts.