Atlas 5 rocket rolls out to launch pad with NASA’s Lucy asteroid probe – Spaceflight Now

Credit: Alex Polimeni/Spaceflight Now An Atlas 5 rocket emerged from its hangar and rolled to a launch pad at Cape Canaveral Thursday with NASA’s Lucy asteroid probe. The launch of the Lucy spacecraft Saturday will mark the final planetary science mission in the storied history of the Atlas program. The 188-foot-tall (57.3-meter) Atlas 5 rocket … Read more

FAA extends public comment period on review of SpaceX launch pad in South Texas |

McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — The Federal Aviation Administration has extended by a month the public commenting period for the environmental review of SpaceX’s Starship and Super Heavy program at the space company’s South Texas launch site. At issue is whether the federal agency will approve the private space company’s request to launch the massive … Read more

NASA Shopping For New Astrovan To Carry Astronauts To Launch Pad

The Astrovan is a legend in the world of space travel. No, not the Chevy Astro van that served families through the 1980s and 1990s – we’re talking about NASA’s astronaut transfer van that carried space shuttle crews from the astronaut quarters to the launch pad. It was retired along with the shuttle fleet, but … Read more

Wild Idea Envisions Future Spacecraft Spraying Their Own Instant Landing Pads

Space exploration requires all kinds of interesting solutions to complex problems. There is a branch of NASA designed to support the innovators trying to solve those problems – the Institute for Advanced Concepts (NIAC). They occasionally hand out grant funding to worthy projects trying to tackle some of these challenges. The results from one of … Read more

NASA seeks a new ride for astronauts to the Artemis launch pad

Enlarge / NASA first began using the 1983-model Airstream for space shuttle missions in 1984. NASA NASA has asked industry for ideas to develop an “Artemis Crew Transportation Vehicle” that will take its astronauts from suit-up facilities to the launch pad on launch day. The space agency, of course, has not launched its own astronauts … Read more

Xiaomi Pad 5: Das Android-Tablet mit Technik satt [Anzeige]

Bild: Xiaomi Das Xiaomi Pad 5 bietet für 400 Euro Technik satt: Ein extrem kompaktes, leichtes Gehäuse beinhaltet ein Display mit 2.560 × 1.600 Pixeln (WQXGA) auf 11 Zoll im 16:10-Format mit 120 Hz, Stylus-Support mit 240 Hz, Qualcomms Snapdragon 860, zwei hochauflösende Kameras und vieles mehr. Das neue Xiaomi Pad 5 ist da Das … Read more

Xiaomi Pad 5 kaufen: Tablet-PC vorbestellen und 100 Euro sparen

XIAOMI PAD 5 22. September 2021 um 17:48 Uhr Das Xiaomi Pad 5 erscheint in Kürze im Handel. Ihr könnt das Tablet bereits jetzt bei einigen Händlern vorbestellen und dabei noch bis zu 100 Euro sparen. Das neue Xiaomi Pad 5. (Quelle: Xiaomi) Das Xiaomi Pad 5 erscheint am 23. September. Bereits jetzt könnt ihr … Read more

SpaceX rocket arrives on launch pad for Inspiration4 mission – Spaceflight Now

If you would like to see more articles like this please support our coverage of the space program by becoming a Spaceflight Now Member. If everyone who enjoys our website helps fund it, we can expand and improve our coverage further. Credit: SpaceX The Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spaceship chartered by billionaire Jared Isaacman … Read more

SpaceX rocket rolls out to pad 39A for Inspiration4 launch – Spaceflight Now

Chris Sembroski, Jared Isaacman, Hayley Arceneaux, and Sian Proctor pose with the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule that will carry them into orbit. Credit: Inspiration4 / John Kraus SpaceX raised a Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule on pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Sunday, kicking off a busy few days … Read more