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  The idea of extraterrestrial life is one that has intrigued societies and generations throughout history. While it may seem like an illogical, far-fetched concept, NASA has dedicated a multitude of missions to discovering whether or not there really are little green men out there. By far the most intriguing of these attempts, however, is […]
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You probably know by now, unless you’ve been living under a rock or have been completely oblivious to current events, that SpaceX launched its long-delayed heavy-lift rocket dubbed “Falcon Heavy” on Tuesday, February 6th at 3:45pm. I happened to be off work that day and I was getting updates about the progress of the launch […]
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It has been a very long time since I’ve felt this level of excitement for a space launch.  Yes, with me being a spaceflight geek, there is always a level of excitement for a launch, but this one is up there with the excitement of a launch that has humans on board.  The reason for […]
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The wait is finally over, SpaceX fans.  On the morning of August 23, 2017, Elon Musk shared on Twitter and Instagram the long-awaited photo’s on the spacesuits American astronauts will be wearing when they board the crewed version of their Dragon spacecraft next year.  Musk stated that more photo’s will be released in the coming […]
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Technicians for Boeing are deep into construction inside of the former Space Shuttle Orbiter Processing Facility bay 3 (OPF3), that has been renamed the Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility (C3PF).  Boeing technicians are performing leak checks on the propulsion system for the hot fire of the Service Module.  The module will be shipped out […]
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There have been 10 space orbital launches from American soil so far this year and 9 of those have been from SpaceX.  That has been a tremendous feat since in the past before SpaceX came onto the scene, there would be roughly a dozen to a bakers dozen flights a year.  June was a very […]
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Today at 5:07:38 p.m., a commercial space company called SpaceX launched it’s seventh Falcon 9 launch of the year.  The customer SpaceX was launching a payload was for was NASA, as SpaceX used a refurbished “Dragon” capsule (reused from the CRS-4 mission on September 21, 2014) for the first time.  The launch occurred on the […]
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This may be the summer of SpaceX because beginning with the next NASA Space Station resupply flight, dubbed CRS-11, will begin a string of launches that is very ambitious.  In the month of June alone, four launches are planned. CRS-11, June 1, @ 5:55 p.m. BulgariaSat-1, June 15th Intelsat 35e, late June Iridium-2 (11-20), June […]
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I didn’t know quite what to expect from this, but it didn’t let me down. I understand why Ridley Scott decided to direct it. It deserved him. He directed the first Alien, and I’m not sure who’s idea it was to use the score from the first film in the franchise, but it brings back […]
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On the afternoon of May 12, NASA held a teleconference to inform reporters on the status of the White House’s inquiry on whether or not it would be possible to include a crew on the maiden flight of the Space Launch System rocket on the EM-1 (Exploration Mission-1).  NASA has decided to stay the course […]
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