Falcon 9 and 143 spacecraft are vertical on pad 40 ahead of tomorrow’s launch of the Transporter-1 mission, the first dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission; SpaceX's 42-minute launch window opens at 9:40 a.m. and weather is 60% favorable →
Two CubeSat missions – one to develop the next generation of communication & navigation tech and one to demonstrate a new water-based propulsion system – will launch and deploy to low-Earth orbit aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9 🚀 on Jan. 23. About the SmallSats:
When @NASAPersevere touches down on the Red Planet in 28 days, so will an experimental helicopter attempting the first controlled flight on another planet!
🚁 #CountdownToMars & check out 6 things to know about this new @NASA_Technology named Ingenuity:
The Green Run hot fire test sought to acquire test data to support 23 verification objectives, which are used to certify the @NASA_SLS rocket’s core stage design.
Preliminary assessment indicates that acquired data met the goals for several objectives.
#ParkerSolarProbe has sent a good status signal after its 7th solar flyby this weekend! ✅ The geometry of this orbit gave scientists the chance to make coordinated observations of the Sun & its effects with other spacecraft and Earth-based observatories.
On #MLKDay 1 year ago, @Astro_Christina & I completed our 3rd spacewalk together @Space_Station. We took a moment to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. and his astute words, “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now”. Sage advice, then, and now.
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