SpaceX Launches 7th Batch of Starlink Satellites

Bill Jelen

April 23, 2020

Filtered by Tag: KSC

SpaceX's Starlink-6 mission marks the 7th time a dedicated set of Starlink satellites have been sent to orbit.

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Visitors to Kennedy Space Center are invited to place flowers honoring fallen astronauts.  Photo credit: Michael Howard / We Report Space

Kennedy Space Center hosts annual Day of Remembrance

Every year, in late January, the space coast community pauses to remember and celebrate the lives of NASA's astronauts who gave their lives in the pursuit of human spaceflight.

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NASA's Space Launch System core stage pathfinder is suspended over the transfer aisle in preparation for lifting operations.  Photo credit: Scott Schilke / We Report Space

KSC Crane Operators Lift Core Stage Pathfinder Six Times During October 2019

The Jacobs Company employs 21 overhead crane operators at Kennedy Space Center. The crews had an opportunity to practice with a mock-up of the SLS Core Stage for crane operations in the Vehicle Assembly Building.

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One of the "rainbirds," a water-dispersal device atop the SLS mobile launcher, blankets the launch platform with water during the final flow test at Kennedy Space Center.  Photo credit: Michael Howard / We Report Space

NASA Drops 450,000 Gallons of Water on SLS Mobile Launcher

NASA releases 450,000 gallons of water in a matter of moments during their seventh and final water flow test at LC-39B in support of the upcoming Artemis / SLS launch.

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"When we are done with our modifications, the MLP-3 will much more closely resemble the MLP-3 for the Apollo program. Within 3 months here, you will start to see the tower reach for the sky." -- Jerry Close, Northrop Grumman.  Photo credit: Bill Jelen / We Report Space

OmegA Rocket To Be Stacked in VAB Highbay 2

On August 16, 2019, officials from KSC, CCAFS, and Northrup Grumman held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce the signing of an agreement to use Highbay 2 at the VAB.

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