Launch activity: SpaceX Falcon 9 makes very rare polar launch from Cape Canaveral, Rocket Lab’s Electron returns to flight, as ULA Delta IV Heavy suffers hot-abort on launch pad (Updated)

Launch activity: SpaceX Falcon 9 makes very rare polar launch from Cape Canaveral, Rocket Lab’s Electron returns to flight, as ULA Delta IV Heavy suffers hot-abort on launch pad (Updated)

Given that Vandenberg, California, is the main launch site for US missions to polar and near polar Sun-synchronous orbit launches, it was a surprise that SpaceX elected to use Cape Canaveral to launch Argentina’s second three metric ton radar satellite,...
On a sadder note: Spock’s dad and “Chariots of Fire” actor Ben Cross passes away along with actors Wilford Brimley, Chadwick Boseman, Skylab astronaut Jerry Carr, and Alfie the Space Shuttle cat

On a sadder note: Spock’s dad and “Chariots of Fire” actor Ben Cross passes away along with actors Wilford Brimley, Chadwick Boseman, Skylab astronaut Jerry Carr, and Alfie the Space Shuttle cat

It has been reported that British actor Ben Cross has died from a short illness at the age of 72. While Ben Cross never made it to major star status, nevertheless he made his international mark playing the 1924 Olympics athlete Harold Abrahams in the very well...