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NASA names headquarters after Hidden Figure Mary W. Jackson – YouTube Video NASA – Space Saturdays July 4, 2020

I saw this on YouTube today and thought it was a good Space Saturdays choice – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLDTnvuSTSo Direct Link – NASA names headquarters after Hidden Figure Mary W. Jackson – YouTube Video NASA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLDTnvuSTSo (about 1:31 minutes long). There’s a … Continue reading

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SpaceX scrubs Friday launch attempt of Starlink satellites [Updated]: June 26, 2020 Ars Technica – Space Saturdays June 27, 2020

I saw this yesterday – SpaceX scrubs Friday launch attempt of Starlink satellites [Updated]: June 26, 2020: https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/06/spacex-set-to-launch-a-full-complement-of-starlink-satellites-with-visors/. No new launch date has yet been set. Eric Berger – 6/26/2020, 12:16 PM 1:45pm ET Friday Update: SpaceX has scrubbed its … Continue reading

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NASA says SpaceX can reuse Crew Dragon capsules and rockets on astronaut missions: report – Space.com Space Saturdays June 20, 2020

I saw this article today on Space.com – NASA says SpaceX can reuse Crew Dragon capsules and rockets on astronaut missions: report: https://www.space.com/spacex-reuse-crew-dragon-falcon-9-rockets.html. By Mike Wall 2 days ago The first astronaut launch with used hardware could come as early … Continue reading

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Starlink Sign-up – Starlink Saturdays June 13, 2020

If you go to Starlink – https://www.starlink.com/, you can sign up to be notified of updates on the public beta and when Starlink will become available in your area. Starlink has great potential to make Internet affordable for areas where … Continue reading

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New SpaceX Crewmates Wrap Up First Workweek Aboard Station – NASA – Space Saturdays June 6, 2020

As an update to an earlier Space Saturdays post – Liftoff! SpaceX launches 1st astronauts for NASA on historic test flight – Space.com Space Saturdays May 30, 2020, I decided to check on how the team was doing. From NASA’s … Continue reading

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Liftoff! SpaceX launches 1st astronauts for NASA on historic test flight – Space.com Space Saturdays May 30, 2020

As an update to an earlier Space Saturdays post – The astronauts on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon launch have named their ship. (But they’re not telling … yet.) – Space.com Space Saturdays May 23, 2020, By Amy Thompson an hour ago … Continue reading

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The astronauts on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon launch have named their ship. (But they’re not telling … yet.) – Space.com Space Saturdays May 23, 2020

I saw this article today on Space.com – The astronauts on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon launch have named their ship. (But they’re not telling … yet.): https://www.space.com/astronauts-spacex-crew-dragon-capsule-demo-2-name-mystery.html. Thought this was a mysterious choice for this week’s SpaceSaturdays post. Going to be … Continue reading

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Space Force launch of X-37B space plane delayed by bad weather – Space.com Space Saturdays May 16, 2020

I saw this article today on Space.com – Space Force launch of X-37B space plane delayed by bad weather: https://www.space.com/space-force-x-37b-space-plane-otv-6-weather-delay.html. By Tariq Malik 3 hours ago The secret mission is now set for Sunday, May 17. –snip– The U.S. Space … Continue reading

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China’s new spacecraft—which resembles a Crew Dragon—just landed Ars Technica – Space Saturdays May 9, 2020

I saw this recently on Ars Technica – China’s new spacecraft—which resembles a Crew Dragon—just landed: https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/05/chinas-new-human-spacecraft-lands-after-a-key-test/. I thought it made a good Space Saturdays post. China now has a capsule potentially capable of returning from the Moon. Eric Berger – … Continue reading

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Highlighting Our Upcoming Launch of Astronauts from Florida on This Week @NASA – May 1, 2020 YouTube Video NASA – Space Saturdays May 2, 2020

I saw this NASA YouTube video https://youtu.be/SQBOjAkI5mk Direct link: Highlighting Our Upcoming Launch of Astronauts from Florida on This Week @NASA – May 1, 2020 YouTube Video NASA:  https://youtu.be/SQBOjAkI5mk (about 2:56 minutes long). Previous Space Saturdays: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/space-saturdays/ 5,400th post

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