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