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News Archive / Author: Juan Diego Delagarza

Juan was born in California but raised in South Texas (Brownsville). He is a veteran of Desert Storm (1991) and current Army Reservist assigned to Ellington Field in Houston, Texas. De La Garza has proven his motivation and dedication of his passion in aviation, spaceflight advocacy and local events through still photography. De La Garza photographed SCA905's move from Ellington Airport to Space Center Houston as part of The Rise of INDEPENDENCE event which saw the shuttle replica placed atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft on Aug. 14, 2014. De La Garza also serves as a contributor to Astro95 Media.

Articles By Juan Diego Delagarza

  • Work on SpaceX’s Boca Chica launch site continues

    September 14th, 2016

    BOCA CHICA, Texas — A recent visit to the SpaceX Launch Site at Boca Chica Beach in Texas revealed that efforts to have the NewSpace firm's Falcon 9 fly from the Lone Star State are steadily moving forward. Heavy equipment on site at two locations show that development of the property has begun.

  • Expedition 48/49 crew ready for journey to International Space Station

    March 9th, 2016

    JOHNSON SPACE CENTER, Texas — Three members of the Expedition 48/49 crew detailed their upcoming flight to the International Space Station via their Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft. That mission is currently scheduled to get underway on June 21 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

  • Space Center Houston opens SCA Independence exhibit

    January 23rd, 2016

    HOUSTON — The operators of Space Center Houston unveiled their new exhibit honoring the NASA 905 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft's long history of supporting NASA's 30 year Space Shuttle Program. The event was held on Saturday, Jan. 23, at what has been dubbed "Independence Plaza."

  • “The Martian” cast members visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center

    September 16th, 2015

    On Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC), located near Houston, Texas, hosted cast members from the soon-to-be-released 20th Century Fox motion picture, “The Martian.” The event was held in order to discuss the difference between science-fiction and science fact.