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“Don’t Stop Me Now” Rocket Lab Launches 5 Satellites Into Orbit

“Don’t Stop Me Now” Rocket Lab Launches 5 Satellites Into Orbit

Rocket Lab’s 12th mission named “Don’t Stop Me Now” launched off on June 13th, from Rocket Lab’s New Zealand launch site at 13:12 eastern time (17:12 local New Zealand time) after nearly a two and half month delay caused by the stay-in-place orders implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic. Rocket Lab carried five satellites in total on board two-stage Electron ...

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Watch SpaceX First Human Flight Launch Live

Watch SpaceX First Human Flight Launch Live

Watch SpaceX Live flight mission to International Space Station from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex. This mission will mark the first launch of astronauts on American Falcon 9 rocket integrated with Dragon Space Shuttle from American soil since the last space shuttle mission in 2011 #LaunchAmerica   Mission control audio without added commentary    

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SpaceX Falcon 9 First Stage Merlin Engine Specifications

SpaceX Falcon 9 First Stage Merlin Engine Specifications

SpaceX’s Falcon 9, the world’s first orbital class reusable two-stage rocket for transport of humans and cargo into Earth orbit and beyond deep space. Powered by nine Merlin engines using rocket grade kerosene (RP-1) and liquid oxygen as propellants held in aluminum-lithium alloy tanks, designed for recovery and reuse. Burning fuel decreases the rocket’s mass and changes vehicle dynamics near ...

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Lockheed Martin Successfully Tests First GMLRS+ Rocket

Lockheed Martin successfully launched a Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Plus (GMLRS+) rocket recently in a test at White Sands Missile Range, NM. The GMLRS+ rocket, which is equipped with a Semi-Active Laser (SAL) seeker, was fired from the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher. The rocket flew approximately 40 kilometers downrange, acquired the laser designated target and diverted ...

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