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Posts tagged as “NASA”

SpaceX DM-2 Flight

The SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2 Flight successfully flew on May 30 2020 at 3:22pm EST. Despite a weather delay from a few days prior, the flight went off without a hitch.

SpaceX DM1 Flight

The SpaceX Demonstration Mission 1 Flight has successfully completed as of 8:45am EST on Friday March 8, 2019. There were no issues and this is the very successful first step towards the next flight (In-Flight Abort Test) that will take place in the next few weeks, using the same Dragon Capsule that completed the DM1 Mission. If nothing major comes up, the DM2 flight should occur in the Summer of 2019 with two Astronauts on board.

Ultima Thule Flyby

The New Horizons spacecraft successfully completed it's flyby of Ultima Thule (2014 MU69) at 12:33am on January 1st 2019. So far there has not been a lot of information released due to the slow (but steady) retrieval of data from the spacecraft, but the initial images are amazing: