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SpaceX Dragon Roars to Orbit, Delivers Science to ISS

by Dr. Ken Kremer, Universe Today and AAAP KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  In mid-April I was an eyewitness to the blastoff of the latest SpaceX Dragon to the International Space Station. With my press pass from Universe Today, I watched … Continue reading

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Blasts Off to Geostationary Orbit

by Dr. Ken Kremer, Universe Today & AAAP CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – Commercial space is taking off magnificently in 2013, and I’ve been fortunate to be an up close eyewitness to the hardware and launches in the new … Continue reading

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SpaceX Dragon Launches to the ISS and Docks After Thruster Failure

by Dr. Ken Kremer, AAAP, Spaceflight Magazine & Universe Today Kennedy Space Center – After overcoming a frightening thruster failure that could have spelled rapid doom on the heels of a breathtakingly beautiful launch, the privately developed Dragon spacecraft successfully … Continue reading

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Spectacular SpaceX Dragon Launch

by Dr. Ken Kremer Following the spectacular May 22 nighttime blastoff of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and the Dragon commercial resupply capsule, the successful docking at the International Space Station (ISS) and the safe splashdown on May 31, human … Continue reading

Posted in June 2012, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

From the Program Chair

by Ken Levy, Program Chair Many thanks to Prof. Freeman Dyson whose October lecture packed Peyton Hall. Professor Dyson led a spirited discussion on the search for life within our solar system and beyond. For those who missed the event … Continue reading

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