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News Archive / Tagged: kscvc

  • On-pad abort for SpaceX Starlink-5, scrubbed for the day

    Sean CostelloMarch 15th, 2020

    The March 15 launch attempt of SpaceX’s Starlink-5 mission was waylaid by an on-pad abort, as the Falcon 9 first stage encountered what SpaceX referred to as “an engine power issue” upon ignition.

  • Sun is rising on launch day for SpaceX Starlink-5 mission

    Sean CostelloMarch 15th, 2020

    It’s launch day! With under an hour to go before the scheduled liftoff of SpaceX’s sixth batch of 60 Starlink satellites, SpaceFlight Insider correspondent Theresa Cross is stationed along the river’s edge at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s (KSCVC) Saturn V viewing site.

  • KSCVC to temporarily close due to COVID-19 concerns, launches currently set to continue

    Sean CostelloMarch 14th, 2020

    On March 16, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (KSCVC) will join the growing list of major central-Florida entertainment and amusement properties which have temporarily closed in consideration of the health risks associated with COVID-19, the novel coronavirus.