Falcon Heavy to Launch NASA Mission to Explore Jupiter's Moon Europa in 2024

NASA has selected SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket to launch the first-ever mission to conduct detailed investigations of Jupiter’s moon Europa on the Europa Clipper mission, slated to launch in October 2024 from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Photo left: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com. Image right credit NASA

NASA has awarded SpaceX a $178 […]

NASA, Northrop Grumman Finalize Lunar Gateway Integration Contract

@NASA & @NorthropGrumman have finalized contracts to integrate, test & deliver the first pressurized elements of the Lunar Gateway, scheduled to launch NET 2024. […]

Maxar, Busek Conclude End-to-End Testing of SEP System for Lunar Gateway Element

@Maxar & Busek have completed end-to-end hot-fire testing of Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) systems for @NASA’s Power and Propulsion Element (PPE). […]

Falcon Heavy to Lift First Lunar Gateway Elements NET May 2024, NASA Announces

@SpaceX Falcon Heavy will launch the first elements of the lunar-orbiting Gateway no sooner than May 2024, NASA announced Tuesday. […]

SpaceX Delivers Starlinks, SkySats to Orbit, as Falcon 9 Sets New Records

@SpaceX & @PlanetLabs lofted 61 satellites to orbit on Wednesday morning, atop the first six-times-flown #Falcon9 rocket. […]

Falcon Heavy Delivers STP-2 on Spectacular First 'Night Shift' Launch

A single 8:41 second long-exposure captures the launch, ascent, stage separations and re-entry and landing burns of the Falcon Heavy, which delivered STP-2 to space for the Dept of Defense on its first night launch at 2:30am Eastern on 25 June 2019. Photo: Alan Walters / AmericaSpace.com

The world’s most powerful in-service launch vehicle […]

Watch Falcon Heavy Fly Its First Night Launch & DOD Mission Tonight

The third SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket standing atop pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center, ahead of its first launch attempt scheduled for June 24 at 11:30pm Eastern time with the STP-2 mission. Photo: SpaceX

UPDATE 9:00pm Eastern June 24: SpaceX has delayed tonight’s planned launch from 11:30pm to ‘No Earlier Than’ 2:30am […]

Falcon Heavy's Launch with Arabsat 6A in Spectacular Imagery

Falcon Heavy lifting off pad 39A with Arabsat 6A, as seen from the crawlerway formerly used by the Saturn V and space shuttles, just outside the launch pad’s south perimeter. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com

SpaceX put on another spectacular show April 11 with the second launch of their triple-barreled Falcon Heavy rocket, […]

Falcon Heavy Goes Operational; Delivers Arabsat 6A, Successfully Lands All Three Boosters

Liftoff of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy on its first commercial mission to deliver Arabsat-6A to orbit on April 11, 2019. Photo: Mike Killian /AmericaSpace.com

Just an hour before Florida sunset, SpaceX’s gigantic Falcon Heavy—lauded by the Hawthorne, Calif.-headquartered launch services provider as the world’s most powerful active rocket, by a factor of two—successfully roared […]

Where to Watch Wednesday's Falcon Heavy Launch Locally

A year since its spectacular maiden voyage, SpaceX plans as many as two Falcon Heavy launches in 2019. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace

Upwards of 100,000+ people are expected to descend upon Florida’s Space Coast on Wednesday, all in anticipation of witnessing the second launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy, which will fly […]