Category: Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

  • SpaceX | Falcon Heavy | GOES-U

    SpaceX | Falcon Heavy | GOES-U

    The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-S Series (GOES-S) is the second of the next generation of geostationary weather satellites. The four satellites of the series will provide advanced imaging with increased spatial resolution and faster coverage for more accurate forecasts, real-time mapping of lightning activity, and improved monitoring of solar activity.

  • SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Dragon CRS-2 SpX-31

    SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Dragon CRS-2 SpX-31

    31st commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station operated by SpaceX. The flight will be conducted under the second Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Cargo Dragon 2 brings supplies and payloads, including critical materials to directly support science and research investigations that occur onboard the orbiting laboratory.

  • SpaceX | Falcon Heavy | Europa Clipper

    SpaceX | Falcon Heavy | Europa Clipper

    Europa Clipper is the first dedicated mission to study Jupiter’s moon Europa. Mission is developed by NASA and comprises of an orbiter spacecraft, which, while in orbit around Jupiter, will perform numerous flybys over Europa. Europa Clipper payload suit included high-resolution cameras and spectrometers for imaging Europa’s surface and thin atmosphere, an ice-penetrating radar to…

  • SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Dragon CRS-2 SpX-32

    SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Dragon CRS-2 SpX-32

    32nd commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station operated by SpaceX. The flight will be conducted under the second Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Cargo Dragon 2 brings supplies and payloads, including critical materials to directly support science and research investigations that occur onboard the orbiting laboratory.

  • SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Blue Ghost Lunar Lander

    SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Blue Ghost Lunar Lander

    Lunar lander developed by Firefly Aerospace. Blue Ghost will be carrying 10 payloads for NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as well as several additional commercial payloads.

  • SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Nova-C IM-2

    SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Nova-C IM-2

    This is the second mission of Nova-C lunar lander developed and built by Intuitive Machines. This time it carries a NASA payload called PRIME-1 (Polar Resources Ice Mining Experiment-1), which is to be the first demonstration of in-situ resource utilization on the Moon. PRIME-1 consists of two instruments: TRIDENT drill and Msolo mass spectrometer.