SpaceX schedules next Starlink launch, fires up rocket for asteroid redirect mission

Update: SpaceX has successfully static fired the Falcon 9 tasked with launching DART. The rocket will now roll back to SLC-4’s integration hangar for payload installation before rolling out to the pad a second time. NASA will intentionally crash the DART spacecraft into an asteroid to see if that is an effective way to change … Read more

United States: Companies redo schedules to retain employees: no more work nights or weekends | WORLD

After experiencing difficulties hiring employees for his store in Dallas, Balsam Hill finally opened on September 1. But the next day, the Christmas tree company had to close again when four of its five employees resigned. The reason for their discontent: They had to work weekends. They left and found work in another company with … Read more

SpaceX schedules Falcon 9’s second West Coast Starlink launch

A pair of notices to mariners (NTMs) published earlier this week reveal that SpaceX could conduct its second West Coast Starlink launch as early as Sunday, October 17th. Used to delineate certain regions mariners should temporarily avoid or heed caution in, NTMs – while cryptic – often reveal roughly when a rocket launch or spacecraft … Read more

SpaceX schedules first Falcon Heavy launch in two years in early October

For the first time in more than two years, SpaceX has a firm launch date for its next Falcon Heavy mission: October 9th, 2021. Revealed on September 7th as part of a US Space Systems Command presentation at the 2021 Small Payload Ride Share Symposium, October 9th now appears to be the military’s official target … Read more

SpaceX schedules Falcon 9 first Starlink launch in California

SpaceX announced that the static fire of Flacon 9 was successful for its upcoming launch in ten months. The scheduled launch will be the first Starlink launch in California and also the first in the West Coast Starlink mission. Image credits- Astronomy Magazine SpaceX last used the Vandenberg Air/Space Force Base (VAFB) SLC-4 facilities for … Read more

Pandemic-caused liquid oxygen shortage impacts launch schedules – Spaceflight Now

In this file photo from 2017, several Praxair tanker trucks deliver liquid oxygen to launch pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett The effects of a nationwide liquid oxygen shortage caused by the recent spike in hospitalized coronavirus patients has already delayed the launch of a Landsat imaging satellite by … Read more

Covid. Shops, restaurants, bars, clubs, weddings, sports, culture, alcohol, schedules and the like: this is what will change in your life

End of curfew, end (or almost) of time restrictions in restaurants, shops and shows and demand for a certificate or negative test to access tourist facilities. The Government, meeting in the Council of Ministers this Thursday, announced another easing of restrictions in another step towards lifting the measures considered necessary to control the pandemic. One … Read more

La Bañeza Schedules Concerts With Tickets During The Festivities

The La Bañeza City Council yesterday presented the program of activities that will be carried out by the Sports and Festivities councils for this summer, designed for all audiences, and among which stand out the concerts of Ana Mena Y Dvicio. Both performances are scheduled for August 10 and 12 at the Ornia Institute and … Read more

SpaceX schedules first Super Heavy static fire after installing three Raptors

After an apparent false start on Wednesday morning, SpaceX has distributed a second safety alert among Boca Chica residents in anticipation of the first static fire of a Super Heavy booster as early as July 15th. Delineated by highway and beach closures filed in advance with Cameron County, Thursday’s window stretches from 12pm to 8pm … Read more