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SLS to roll back to VAB as hurricane approaches Florida

SpaceNews | Sept. 26, 2022, 3:30 p.m.

NASA will move the Space Launch System rocket from its launch pad back the Vehicle Assembly Building as a precaution for an approaching hurricane, a decision that may delay the Artemis 1 mission until November.

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European Spaceflight Update - Wired gets it wrong

European Spaceflight Update | Sept. 26, 2022, 1:50 p.m.

A weekly European spaceflight update with exclusive infographics, in-depth analysis, and a review of the week's biggest announcements.

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European Spaceflight Update - Wired gets it wrong

European Spaceflight Update | Sept. 26, 2022, 1:50 p.m.

A weekly European spaceflight update with exclusive infographics, in-depth analysis, and a review of the week's biggest announcements.

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NASA and ESA sign lunar cooperation statement

SpaceNews | Sept. 26, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

NASA and the European Space Agency signed an agreement on cooperation on lunar exploration activities that could open the door to additional ESA roles in the NASA-led Artemis effort.

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NASA and ESA sign lunar cooperation statement

SpaceNews | Sept. 26, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

NASA and the European Space Agency signed an agreement on cooperation on lunar exploration activities that could open the door to additional ESA roles in the NASA-led Artemis effort.

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Starlink is now activated in Iran

Teslarati | Sept. 25, 2022, 7:10 p.m.

Starlink is now activated in Iran despite the Iranian regime’s attempts to keep its citizens offline and disconnected from the outside world....

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Starlink is now activated in Iran

Teslarati | Sept. 25, 2022, 7:10 p.m.

Starlink is now activated in Iran despite the Iranian regime’s attempts to keep its citizens offline and disconnected from the outside world....

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DART on track for asteroid collision

SpaceNews | Sept. 25, 2022, 4 p.m.

A NASA spacecraft is on course to deliberately collide with a small asteroid Sept. 26 to test how that technique could be used to deflect a potentially hazardous asteroid.

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DART on track for asteroid collision

SpaceNews | Sept. 25, 2022, 4 p.m.

A NASA spacecraft is on course to deliberately collide with a small asteroid Sept. 26 to test how that technique could be used to deflect a potentially hazardous asteroid.

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SpaceX breaks pad turnaround record with two Falcon 9 launches in six days

Teslarati | Sept. 25, 2022, 12:50 a.m.

SpaceX has completed its 43rd launch of 2022 and 62nd dedicated Starlink launch overall, breaking a launch pad turnaround record in the...

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NRO satellite flies to orbit in Delta 4’s final West Coast launch

SpaceNews | Sept. 24, 2022, 11:20 p.m.

ULA launched a classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite on a Delta 4 Heavy rocket September 24 at 3:25 p.m. Pacific from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

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NRO satellite flies to orbit in Delta 4’s final West Coast launch

SpaceNews | Sept. 24, 2022, 11:20 p.m.

ULA launched a classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite on a Delta 4 Heavy rocket September 24 at 3:25 p.m. Pacific from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

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NASA waves off Tuesday launch for Artemis moon rocket

Spaceflight Now | Sept. 24, 2022, 9:20 p.m.

Faced with stormy weather ahead of soon-to-be Hurricane Ian, NASA managers Saturday ruled out a third attempt to launch the Artemis 1 moon rocket Tuesday but held open the option of making a run at blastoff on October 2, the current backup date.

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Delta 4-Heavy rocket deploys spysat on final planned mission from ‘Slick Six’

Spaceflight Now | Sept. 24, 2022, 9 p.m.

United Launch Alliance sent a triple-core Delta 4-Heavy with a top secret U.S. government spy satellite into orbit Saturday from California’s Central Coast, closing out a chapter in the tangled history of a launch pad originally built to support military astronaut missions on Titan rockets and space shuttles. Two more Delta 4-Heavy rockets are left in ULA’s inventory for launches in 2023 and 2024 from Cape Canaveral.

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Delta 4-Heavy rocket deploys spysat on final planned mission from ‘Slick Six’

Spaceflight Now | Sept. 24, 2022, 9 p.m.

United Launch Alliance sent a triple-core Delta 4-Heavy with a top secret U.S. government spy satellite into orbit Saturday from California’s Central Coast, closing out a chapter in the tangled history of a launch pad originally built to support military astronaut missions on Titan rockets and space shuttles. Two more Delta 4-Heavy rockets are left in ULA’s inventory for launches in 2023 and 2024 from Cape Canaveral.

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NASA postpones Artemis 1 launch because of tropical storm

SpaceNews | Sept. 24, 2022, 4:10 p.m.

NASA has called off plans to attempt to launch the Artemis 1 mission on Sept. 27 as a tropical storm, with the potential to become a major hurricane, heads for Florida.

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NASA postpones Artemis 1 launch because of tropical storm

SpaceNews | Sept. 24, 2022, 4:10 p.m.

NASA has called off plans to attempt to launch the Artemis 1 mission on Sept. 27 as a tropical storm, with the potential to become a major hurricane, heads for Florida.

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NASA cancels Artemis I launch attempt, but will delay roll back decision

Arstechnica | Sept. 24, 2022, 3:35 p.m.

NASA is buying some time with this decision.

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Last West Coast Delta IV Heavy to launch with NROL-91

NASASpaceflight | Sept. 24, 2022, 3:17 p.m.

United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket will make its last West Coast launch on Saturday, carrying out a mission for the National Reconnaissance Office, as it moves one flight closer to retirement. Liftoff of the NRO Launch 91 (NROL-91) mission from Space Launch Complex 6 — at the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California — is expected to take place at 2:53 PM PDT (21:53 UTC).

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SpaceX launches another successful Starlink mission from Florida

Spaceflight Now | Sept. 24, 2022, 4:10 a.m.

Another group of 52 Starlink internet satellites rocketed into orbit Saturday night from Cape Canaveral on top of a Falcon 9 launcher, continuing deployment of SpaceX’s global broadband network now accessible from all seven continents. Launch occurred at 7:32 p.m. EDT (2332 GMT).

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SpaceX launches another successful Starlink mission from Florida

Spaceflight Now | Sept. 24, 2022, 4:10 a.m.

Another group of 52 Starlink internet satellites rocketed into orbit Saturday night from Cape Canaveral on top of a Falcon 9 launcher, continuing deployment of SpaceX’s global broadband network now accessible from all seven continents. Launch occurred at 7:32 p.m. EDT (2332 GMT).

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NASA to Cover Crew Arrival to Launch Site, Flight Readiness Review

NASA | Sept. 23, 2022, 10:10 p.m.

NASA will host two media briefings Monday, Sept. 26, in preparation for the fifth crew rotation mission with SpaceX as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program.

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NASA to Cover Crew Arrival to Launch Site, Flight Readiness Review

NASA | Sept. 23, 2022, 10:10 p.m.

NASA will host two media briefings Monday, Sept. 26, in preparation for the fifth crew rotation mission with SpaceX as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program.

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Historic launch pad faces uncertain future after final West Coast Delta 4 mission

Spaceflight Now | Sept. 23, 2022, 9:20 p.m.

United Launch Alliance will move out of historic Space Launch Complex 6 at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California following the flight of a Delta 4-Heavy rocket set for Saturday, leaving the military to find a new tenant for the launch pad once intended to host space shuttle missions on the West Coast.

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Photos: Delta 4-Heavy rocket on the launch pad in California

Spaceflight Now | Sept. 23, 2022, 9:20 p.m.

These views show United Launch Alliance’s 233-foot-tall Delta 4-Heavy rocket standing on Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California on the eve of liftoff with a classified spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office. This will be the final Delta launch from the West Coast.

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