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Space Lobster News Brief: May 19, 2024

By |2024-05-21T21:00:12-04:00May 19th, 2024|Categories: Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This episode, we cover Blue Origin’s New Shepard crewed flight, Boeing’s Starliner delay, and SpaceX’s reusability milestone. Get the latest on Blue Origin’s return to crewed missions, Boeing’s technical challenges, and SpaceX’s record-breaking Falcon 9 launches. Stay updated with the latest space news and subscribe for more!

SpaceX Starship Update 2022 🔴 Live

By |2022-02-10T23:10:56-05:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On Thursday, February 10 SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will provide an update on the design, development, and testing of Starship and Super Heavy launch vehicles which are SpaceX's next-generation vehicles intended to take people to the Moon and Mars!#SpaceX #Starship #olhznlive➡️http://patreon.com/overlookhorizonTIMESTAMPS0:00 Preshow4:53 Show Starts**************************************************************To learn more about our weather balloon flights, Arduino based flight computer, [...]

SpaceX Starship SN15 10km High Altitude Test Flight 🔴 LIVE

By |2021-05-05T19:19:38-04:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Starship SN15, equipped with three sea-level Raptor engines will attempt a high-altitude hop at SpaceX's development and launch site in Boca Chica, Texas. For this test, the vehicle will ascend to an altitude of approximately 10km, before moving from a vertical orientation (as on ascent), to horizontal orientation, in which the broadside (+ z) of [...]

SpaceX Starship to land NASA Astronauts on the Moon!

By |2021-04-18T20:22:15-04:00April 18th, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected #SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next two American astronauts to the lunar surface. At least one of those astronauts will make [...]

SpaceX Starship SN11 10km High Altitude Test Flight 🔴 LIVE

By |2021-03-30T10:58:00-04:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Starship SN11, equipped with three sea-level Raptor engines will attempt a high-altitude hop at SpaceX's development and launch site in Boca Chica, Texas. For this test, the vehicle will ascend to an altitude of approximately 10km, before moving from a vertical orientation (as on ascent), to horizontal orientation, in which the broadside (+ z) of [...]

SpaceX Starship SN10 Flight Reaction & Explosion

By |2021-03-04T08:00:29-05:00March 4th, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On Wednesday, March 3, SpaceX's Starship serial number (SN10) successfully completed the third high-altitude flight test of a Starship prototype from the SpaceX site in Cameron County, Texas.Similar to the high-altitude flight tests of Starship SN8 and SN9, SN10 was powered through ascent by three Raptor engines, each shutting down in sequence prior to the [...]

SpaceX Starship SN10 10km High Altitude Test Flight 🔴 [SCRUBBED ATTEMPT]

By |2021-03-03T16:10:56-05:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Starship SN10, equipped with three sea-level Raptor engines will attempt a high-altitude hop at SpaceX's development and launch site in Boca Chica, Texas. For this test, the vehicle will ascend to an altitude of approximately 10km (confirmed), before moving from a vertical orientation (as on ascent), to horizontal orientation, in which the broadside (+ z) [...]

SpaceX Starship SN9 10 km High Altitude Test Flight 🔴 Live

By |2021-02-02T17:32:23-05:00February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Starship SN9, equipped with three sea-level Raptor engines will attempt a high-altitude hop at SpaceX's development and launch site in Boca Chica, Texas. For this test, the vehicle will ascend to an altitude of approximately 10km (confirmed), before moving from a vertical orientation (as on ascent), to horizontal orientation, in which the broadside (+ z) [...]

SpaceX Starship: 10 FAA Approval Questions Answered

By |2021-02-01T14:37:09-05:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There has been a lot of confusion about the upcoming #SpaceX #Starship SN9 launch so I thought we should spend a few minutes going over what it means to obtain FAA Approval, what the criteria is, why the FAA is involved along with a number of other questions surrounding the FAA Approval process for all [...]

SpaceX Starship SN9 Scrubbed for Safety Issues? #Shorts

By |2021-01-28T18:46:15-05:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On Thursday, January 28, 2021, SpaceX scrubbed their launch attempt in Boca Chica, TX for their Starship prototype named SN9, because the FAA reported refused to grant them approval to fly due to "outstanding safety issues". They are expected to attempt their test flight now on Friday, January 29th and hope to fly to an [...]

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