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  • The drought is over: NASA and SpaceX successfully launch Demo-2

    Cullen DesforgesMay 30th, 2020

    History has been made and an almost nine-year drought has ended. SpaceX has successfully launched its first crewed mission, marking the beginning of a new era in human spaceflight. The SpaceX Crew Dragon is now officially on her way to the International Space Station for the first time with humans on board.

  • Weather not favoring backup Demo-2 launch dates

    Patrick AttwellMay 28th, 2020

    Yesterday’s attempt to launch NASA’s and SpaceX’s Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station was plagued by weather issues that ultimately caused the attempt to be scrubbed. There remains the potential for weather complicate Saturday’s and Sunday’s launch attempts.

  • Scrub! Historic Demo-2 mission delayed due to weather

    Cullen DesforgesMay 27th, 2020

    NASA’s historic Demo-2 mission has been scrubbed due to weather over the launch site and off the Florida coast. The next attempt is set to occur on Saturday, May 30 at 3:22 pm local time.

  • SpaceX prepares to launch Demo-2, schedule and timeline released

    Cullen DesforgesMay 26th, 2020

    As the world waits with bated breath, the Falcon 9 carrying Crew Dragon stands tall once again on pad 39A, ready to be given the final go for launch.

  • SpaceX to conduct first crewed launch in late May

    Cullen DesforgesApril 17th, 2020

    On Friday April 17,2020, NASA and SpaceX announced that astronauts will launch from American soil for the first time in nearly nine years on SpaceX’s DM-2 mission in late May 2020.

  • SpaceX successfully launches the sixth Starlink mission.

    Patrick AttwellMarch 18th, 2020

    SpaceX successfully launched its sixth batch of satellites for its Starlink constellation.

  • 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.