Category: Kennedy Space Center

Artemis II Booster Surges Ahead at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Inside the Rotation, Processing and Surge Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, engineers and technicians process the right forward center segment of the SLS (Space Launch System) rocket on Nov. 28, 2023. […]

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NASA Selects Three Brevard Companies for Ground Support Equipment Fabrication at Kennedy Space Center

NASA has selected central Brevard firms Engraver Metal Fabricators Inc. of Merritt Island, J.P. Donovan Construction Inc. of Rockledge and Precision Fabricating and Cleaning Co. Inc. of Cocoa for a multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to fabricate ground support equipment at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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WATCH: The Astronauts Memorial Foundation Inaugural Space Luncheon Series is Big Success

Recently, I attended The Astronauts Memorial Foundation Inaugural Space Luncheon Series -1 (SLS-1) at The Center for Space Education located at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.  Kennedy Space Center Chief of Staff, Trey Carlson, was the Keynote Speaker. I spoke with multiple individuals after the program, and they were all in agreement that it was a resounding success! […]

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NASA Launches SpaceX Cargo Resupply Mission to ISS from the Kennedy Space Center

Following a successful launch of NASA’s SpaceX 29th commercial resupply mission, scientific experiments and technology demonstrations, including studies of enhanced optical communications and measurement of atmospheric waves, are on their way to the International Space Station. […]

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Director of Kennedy Space Center Janet Petro Keynotes MOAACC’s October Lunch

The October MOAACC luncheon guest speaker was Janet Petro, the Director of the John F. Kennedy Space Center. Petro began her professional career as a commissioned officer in the US Army after graduating in 1981 from the US Military Academy at West Point, New York with a BS degree in engineering. […]

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Artemis II Astronauts Successfully Conduct Launch Day Demonstration at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

The Artemis II crew and teams with NASA’s Exploration Ground Systems Program successfully completed the first in a series of integrated ground system tests at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for their mission around the Moon. […]

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Woman Charged With Unlawfully Bringing a Firearm Onto Kennedy Space Center

United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announced the return of an indictment charging Katie Jeane Mahai, 41, of Ocala, with armed trespass, fleeing and eluding law enforcement officers, and unlawfully bringing a firearm onto Kennedy Space Center. […]

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NASA Approves Axiom Space’s Third Private Astronaut Crew for 2024 Launch from Kennedy Space Center

NASA and its international partners approved the crew for Axiom Space’s third private astronaut mission to the International Space Station, launching from the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida no earlier than January 2024. […]

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WATCH: SpaceX Crew-7 Launches from Kennedy Space Center, Will Dock With ISS Harmony Module at 8:39 a.m. Sunday

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched Dragon’s seventh operational human spaceflight mission (Crew-7) on Saturday, August 26 at 3:27 a.m. ET, to the International Space Station from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: SpaceX Crew-7 Launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on Saturday

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched Dragon’s seventh operational human spaceflight mission (Crew-7) on Saturday, August 26 at 3:27 a.m. ET, to the International Space Station from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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ARTEMIS MISSION UPDATE: Artemis II Crew Meets With Steve Wilson During Orion Media Day at Kennedy Space Center

Orion Media Day was held Tuesday, August 8, 2023, at the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at the Kennedy Space Center. We were provided with the opportunity to talk with the crew of Artemis II and with individuals involved with the Orion spacecraft and Artemis missions. […]

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WATCH LIVE: SpaceX to Attempt Falcon Heavy Launch Again Friday Night From Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX is targeting Wednesday, July 26 for Falcon Heavy’s launch of the Hughes JUPITER 3 mission to a geosynchronous transfer orbit from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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UPDATE: SpaceX to Attempt Falcon Heavy Launch Again Friday From Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX is targeting Wednesday, July 26 for Falcon Heavy’s launch of the Hughes JUPITER 3 mission to a geosynchronous transfer orbit from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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WATCH LIVE: SpaceX Falcon Heavy Ready to Launch Hughes JUPITER 3 Mission From Kennedy Space Center Tonight

SpaceX is targeting Wednesday, July 26 for Falcon Heavy’s launch of the Hughes JUPITER 3 mission to a geosynchronous transfer orbit from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. […]

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SATELLITE PROCESSING HEATS UP AT KSC: Amazon’s Project Kuiper Expands to Kennedy Space Center, All Points’ Space Prep Developing Commercial Multi-User Facilities

Much needed satellite processing capacity is heating up at Kennedy Space Center as Space Florida, the state’s aerospace finance and development authority, announced that Amazon’s Project Kuiper has expanded to Florida, investing $120 million into the construction of a satellite processing facility at Space Florida’s Launch and Landing Facility located at Kennedy Space Center. […]

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