Articles about Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX's Crew Dragon 'Resilience' successfully launches 4 astronauts to ISS

16 Nov 2020

SpaceX's Crew Dragon 'Resilience' successfully launches 4 astronauts to ISS

Elon Musk-owned SpaceX has successfully launched four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) on its Crew Dragon 'Resilience' spacecraft—its first-ever operational space taxi flight for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

#LaunchAmerica: SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for historic NASA mission

31 May 2020

#LaunchAmerica: SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for historic NASA mission

After canceling it on May 28 owing to bad weather, SpaceX has now successfully launched astronauts for NASA's historic #LaunchAmerica mission.

SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know

26 May 2020

SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know

On May 27, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to head up to the International Space Station as part of a crewed mission.

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

04 Aug 2018

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

Indian-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is among the nine astronauts named by NASA who will fly the first missions into space on commercially provided rockets and capsules, built and operated by The Boeing Company and SpaceX, starting next year.

SpaceX bags $130 million contract from the US Air Force

22 Jun 2018

SpaceX bags $130 million contract from the US Air Force

SpaceX has landed a $130 million contract with the US Air Force to launch an Air Force satellite using its Falcon Heavy rocket.

SpaceX successfully launches world's most powerful operational rocket

07 Feb 2018

SpaceX successfully launches world's most powerful operational rocket

SpaceX has successfully and seamlessly launched the most powerful operational rocket in the world called Falcon Heavy.

SpaceX sends icecream to astronauts, humanity is doing it right

15 Aug 2017

SpaceX sends icecream to astronauts, humanity is doing it right

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which was launched on Monday, had a very unlikely cargo. Along with 6,400 pounds of cargo, live mice and science experiments, one sweet treat for the six International Space Station astronauts is also there.

US military's top secret X-37B space plane returns from orbit

08 May 2017

US military's top secret X-37B space plane returns from orbit

After a record 718 days in orbit, the US Air Force's X-37B space plane has returned to Earth by landing at NASA's Kennedy Space Centre, Florida.

SpaceX's second attempt pays off, military satellite launch successful

02 May 2017

SpaceX's second attempt pays off, military satellite launch successful

SpaceX was finally successful in launching its super-secret NROL-76 US military satellite from Kennedy Space Center, Florida.