Tag: Orion spacecraft

  • Weekly Space Blog 12/7

    SpaceX third try a success Following two delays because of technical issues during countdown SpaceX successfully launched the SES-8 spacecraft on Tuesday.  This was a critical mission for SpaceX as it was there first to GTO and also the first to require a re-light of the second stage engine to ensure the spacecraft arrived at…

  • Weekly Space Blog 11/2

    We are back after a rather long delay due to upgrading to Windows 8.1 and losing everything that was installed on the machine :(… Cygnus completes COTS demo mission The Orbital Sciences Cygnus spacecraft completed it’s final test mission under the C.O.T.S program with a fiery end during re-entry to earth’s atmosphere.  Following a week…