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  • NASA Inspector: SpaceX explosion showed lack of risk strategy

    NASA Inspector: SpaceX explosion showed lack of risk strategy

    A new report about the 2015 explosion of a SpaceX rocket over Florida takes NASA to task for a lack of risk assessment in its commercial resupply missions for the International Space Station. The explosion last June destroyed a docking adapter crucial to converting the International Space Station...

  • Blue Origin breaks ground on rocket production facility

    Blue Origin breaks ground on rocket production facility

    Billionaire Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin broke ground earlier this month on what will become a 750,000-square foot orbital vehicle production facility on Florida's Space Coast. In a notice sent out by Bezos this morning, he said the company hopes to open the facility at the end of next...

  • ULA launches satellite from Florida's Space Coast

    ULA launches satellite from Florida's Space Coast

    A U.S. Navy satellite is heading to space after a United Launch Alliance rocket took off from Florida’s Space Coast on Friday morning. The launch faced no obstacles and went off as planned at 10:30 a.m., with the rocket lifting off quickly. In a live online video feed, some ULA employees could...

  • SpaceX could see docking charges on spent rockets

    SpaceX could see docking charges on spent rockets

    The Canaveral Port Authority may start charging SpaceX docking fees for its spent rockets. Authority officials had planned to consider the measure Wednesday but, at the last second, CEO John Murray pulled the item from the agenda. Still, Murray told the board that the item will likely be reintroduced...

  • ULA sets Friday-morning Atlas launch of satellite

    ULA sets Friday-morning Atlas launch of satellite

    A satellite launch from Florida's Space Coast on Friday will complete a constellation meant to improve communications for U.S. soldiers. The satellite will be sent up on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, marking the fifth and final piece of the U.S. Navy's Mobile Unit Objective System. The...

  • Missile test launch site completed on Florida's Space Coast

    Missile test launch site completed on Florida's Space Coast

    A new testing facility for submarine missile systems has been completed on Florida’s Space Coast. Military, space industry and economic officials on Thursday announced that they had finished work on the Strategic Weapons Systems Ashore, roughly four years after the groundbreaking. The site has...

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