FIREX-AQ Seeks to Characterize Smoke from Wildfires and Controlled Burns

Bruce Parker

July 23, 2019

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NASA, NOAA, and several partners have started a seven-week study to characterize smoke from wildfires and agricultural controlled burns.

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Lift-off at CCAFS Launch Complex 46. Photo: Michael Seeley.

Successful Orion Abort Test Brings NASA Closer to Moon Mission

At 7AM local time on July 2, 2019, NASA conducted a test of the Orion Launch Abort System. After 50 seconds of powered flight, NASA initiated the abort sequence and the Launch Abort System successfully pulled the Orion crew module away from the rocket.

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What Cocoa Beach Viewers Will See During Tomorrow's Orion Ascent Abort Test Tomorrow

Anyone on Cocoa Beach tomorrow at 7AM will witness a fascinating show during the unmanned Orion Ascent Abort Test 2. The two-hour launch window begins at 7 AM on Tuesday July 2, 2019 with a back-up launch day of July 3, 2019.

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With seagrass waving in the shore breeze, Antares lifts off from Launchpad 0A at the Mid Atlantic Regional Spaceport, Wallops Island, Virginia.  Photo credit: Jared Haworth / We Report Space

Northrop Grumman Launches Antares, Completes CRS-1 Contract with NG-11 Liftoff

Northrop Grumman closes out their participation in the CRS-1 contract with a beautiful, mid-afternoon launch from Virginia's Eastern Shore.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 powers the Crew Dragon on its journey to orbit.  Photo Credit: Jared Haworth / We Report Space

SpaceX speeds Crew Dragon on its maiden voyage to the ISS

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation hit a major milestone in their Commercial Crew partnership with NASA in the early morning hours of March 2, 2019. Thundering off the launchpad at LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, a brand new Falcon 9 rocket lifted a brand new Dragon capsule designed to carry human beings to the International Space Station. Alternately called "Dragon 2" and "Crew Dragon" by SpaceX CEO and Lead Designer Elon Musk, this maiden (uncrewed) flight is a critical step in both SpaceX and NASA certifying the spacecraft for future human flights.

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