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Spectacular Night Photos of the New Puma Helicopter 

These night photos of an AF Puma Mk2 helicopter being loaded onto a C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft, illuminated by runway lights, at Brize Norton, the largest station of the Royal Air Force, are simply too good to handle. Read more...

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler mission turns six years old today.

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler mission turns six years old today. The space telescope was launched the night of March 6, 2009 from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The $600-million dollar mission has since become one of the most prolific – and cost-effective – scientific missions in history. Read more...

SpaceX rocket lifts off with the world’s first all-electric satellites

The SpaceX rocket Falcon 9 blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Sunday, sending the world's first all-electric satellites on their way into orbit. The communications satellites, which were built by Boeing, are the first to use all-electric

SpaceX Rocket Blasts Off With World's First All-Electric Satellites

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. March 1 (Reuters) - A Space Exploration Technologies rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Sunday to put the world's first all-electric communications satellites into orbit. The 22-story tall booster soared off its seaside launch pad at 10:50 a.m. Show More Summary

Air Force Successfully Launches Satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. -- The 45th Space Wing successfully launched a United Launch Alliance-built Delta IV rocket carrying the sixth Wideband Global Satcom (WGS) satellite at 8:29......

DSCOVR launch successful, but Falcon 9 landing scrubbed

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

It was fourth time's the charm today as NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida at 6:05 pm EST. The launch went without incident, placing the...Show More Summary

LIVE: SpaceX takes a second try for a potentially historic rocket landing

On Sunday SpaceX will make a second attempt at a historic rocket landing on a floating platform in the ocean. A 22-story-tall Falcon 9 rocket will lift off out of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida a couple of minutes after sunset, at 6:10 ET. Show More Summary

SpaceX will attempt a potentially historic rocket launch and landing this weekend

This Sunday, Feb. 8, SpaceX will make a second attempt at a historic rocket landing on a floating platform in the ocean. A 22-story-tall Falcon 9 rocket will lift off out of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida a couple of minutes after sunset, at 6:10 pm ET. Show More Summary

Naval Air Forces Holds Change of Command

Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF) held a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at Naval Air Station North Island Jan.

Celebrity Real Estate: Investigating the Shadowy Conspiracy That Led Jared Leto to Buy the Nuclear Bomb Film Studio of Laurel Canyon

Leto via Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com 1947: The US military establishes a secret film unit headquartered deep in Laurel Canyon. From the Lookout Mountain Air Force station, a staff of more than 250 filmmakers with top-secret clearance travel the...

CRS-5 launches successfully, but booster landing fails

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The CRS-5 mission lifted off today in a pre-dawn launch from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. As the unmanned spacecraft rose into orbit to resupply the International Space Station, the first stage...Show More Summary

Watch SpaceX attempt new, historic Falcon 9 launch this Saturday, 4:47 a.m. ET

3 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket are seen in the horizontal position ahead of a planned Jan. 10, 2015 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. NASA says SpaceX will target Saturday for the launch of its next space station resupply mission from Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida. Read the rest

LIVE: SpaceX Tries To Land A Rocket On An Ocean Platform

The first SpaceX launch of the year is scheduled to take place at 6:20 am EST this morning at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. If everything goes according to plan, this could be a historical day for humankind and pave the way for reusable rocket technology, which SpaceX says is a crucial step in reaching Mars. Show More Summary

Watch Live: SpaceX Attempts Daring Rocket Landing on Ocean Barge

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is taking off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Tuesday morning, before the company founded by Elon Musk attempts an unprecedented landing on a barge floating in the Atlantic Ocean. Launch is scheduled for 6:20 a.m. E.T., and it shouldn’t take much more than 20 minutes before the…

Space X Will Attempt to Launch the First Reusable Rocket Tomorrow

In an attempt to create the first fully reusable rocket, Elon Musk’s SpaceX will be launching one of its Falcon 9 rockets from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida tomorrow and then attempting to land the first stage on an unanchored...Show More Summary

US Navy Prepares for Communications Satellite Launch

U.S. Navy military and civilian engineers are preparing the latest military communications satellite for a planned Jan. 20 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Thousands Rally in Siberia and Moscow to Protest Closure of Russian TV Station

Tomsk's TV2, one of the last politically independent channels in Russia, will be forced off the air Jan. 1 read more

SpaceX to attempt Falcon 9 platform landing on Friday

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

On Friday, the Dragon CRS-5 mission lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station atop a Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket. If the launch is successful, the unmanned Dragon spacecraft will carry supplies and experiments to the ISS, but that part is almost routine. Show More Summary

NASA's Orion launch a success: "There's your new spacecraft, America!"

4 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

Dec. 5, 2014 -- A Delta IV Heavy rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida carrying NASA's Orion spacecraft on an unpiloted flight test to Earth orbit. Liftoff was at 7:05 a.m. EST.Show More Summary

Orion blasts into space

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA reentered the field of manned spaceflight as it launched the first Orion crew capsule into space today at 7:05 am EST from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy booster on a four and a half hour flight. Show More Summary

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