NASA’s Artemis 1 moon rocket to roll out Aug. 18 for lunar launch

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NASA’s ambitious Artemis 1 moon mission is go to return to the pad, one last time, ahead of launch. The Artemis 1 stack will make the roughly 4-mile (6.4 kilometers) journey from Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Complex 39B on Aug. 18, NASA confirmed on Friday (Aug. 5). The rollout will keep … Read more

Astra cancels Rocket 3 line after multiple launch failures

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Astra plans to stop production on its current rocket line following several launch failures. The California-based company will instead focus on “the next version of its launch system,” a more powerful vehicle that will have a higher reliability, capacity and rate of production, Astra announced (opens in new tab) on Thursday (Aug. 4). “It was … Read more

Florida braces for crowds for NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission launch

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They’re coming. Tourism officials in Florida’s Space Coast are expecting a massive influx of tourists for the upcoming Artemis 1 moon mission, the first launch for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket. The “Space Coast” is a term given to the region of Florida where both Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station … Read more

SpaceX, ULA launch rockets from Space Force Station on same day

Space is important to us and that’s why we’re working to bring you top coverage of the industry and Florida launches. Journalism like this takes time and resources. Please support it with a subscription here. — Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Thursday hosted back-to-back rocket launches in an occurrence that hasn’t happened since 1966. SpaceX’s … Read more

SpaceX addressing Falcon 9 rocket damage ahead of next NASA astronaut launch

A Falcon 9 rocket colliding with a bridge was responsible for the damage that delayed SpaceX’s next human launch. The Falcon 9  first stage was damaged during transport, a SpaceX representative told reporters during a briefing today (Aug. 4).  The briefing topic was SpaceX’s delayed Crew-5 mission, which is now slated to fly four individuals … Read more

Watch Live as SpaceX Attempts Its First Direct Launch to the Moon

A Falcon 9 rocket during launch this past July. Photo: SpaceX South Korea is embarking on its first lunar mission, and SpaceX has been brought in to help. You can catch this historic launch live right here. Hard to believe, but the upcoming launch marks the first time that SpaceX will directly send a payload … Read more

AMD Confirms Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” CPU Launch This Quarter, High-End RDNA 3 GPUs & EPYC Genoa On Track For Late 2022

During the earnings call for its record Q2 2022 financials, AMD’s CEO, Lisa Su confirmed the launch of Ryzen 7000 CPUs, RDNA 3 GPUs, and EPYC Genoa chips in the coming months of 2022. AMD Confirms Ryzen 7000 With Zen 4 Cores For Q3 2022, High-End RDNA 3 GPUs & EPYC Genoa CPUs Coming Later … Read more