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  • Our SpaceFlight Heritage: 50 years since the first full Saturn V test fire

    James RiceApril 16th, 2015

    Fifty years ago, on April 16, 1965, the full power of the Saturn V was felt for the first time in a test stand firing of the cluster of five F-1 first stage (S-IC) engines at NASA’s Marshall Spaceflight Center located in Huntsville, Alabama. The five F-1 engines burned for 6.5 seconds and produced 7.5 […]

  • Moon Express to develop SLC-36 for MX-1 lunar lander

    SpaceFlight InsiderJanuary 22nd, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – An Agreement announced by commercial space company Moon Express means that a capital investment  estimated at approximately $500,000 along with an additional 25-50 new jobs for Florida’s Space Coast. The company expects that investments could grow to millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs. Perhaps of greater significance is the fact that the commercial firm has […]