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Dave Adalian

Launches: Crew-5 lifted off to ISS Wednesday

Launches: NASA and SpaceX successfully launched the Crew-5 mission to the International Space Station on October 5, 2022. Read more.

Launches: NASA and ESA look to the moon

In Launches: NASA and ESA reaffirmed their intent to cooperate on lunar missions at the 2022 International Astronautical Congress held in September in Paris.

Launches: Crew-5 arrives in Florida for ISS launch

In Launches: The Crew-5 mission team arrived at KSC on October 1, 2022, in anticipation of liftoff to the International Space Station on October 5.

Launches: Firefly makes 3rd try to launch load of CubeSats

In Launches: Firefly Aerospace will make another attempt - its 3rd - to launch its Alpha rocket very early on October 1, 2022.

Hubble needs a boost. Will this new plan provide it?

The Hubble Space Telescope is slowly sinking lower in orbit. Now NASA, SpaceX and the Polaris Program have announced they plan to study how to boost it.

Launches: SpaceX wraps up Starlink launches for September

Starlink Group 4-35 - SpaceX's final Starlink launch this month - took flight at 23:32 UTC on September 24, 2022, from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

Launches: Harmony is ESA’s 10th Earth Explorer mission

In Launches: The latest ESA FutureEO mission, Harmony, is the 10th mission in the Earth Explorer program. Learn more about it here.

Launches: Last West Coast Delta IV launch September 24

In Launches: The last Delta IV heavy-lift vehicle launch in California will carry the NROL-91 mission on September 24, 2022, from Vandenberg Space Force Base.

Launches: SpaceX tests Starship, gains clients

In Launches: SpaceX plans to make 100 trips to space in 2023, including new flights for old clients and former clients of the shunned Russian space agency.

Launches: Expedition 67 crew arrives safely at ISS

In Launches: An American astronaut and 2 Russian cosmonauts are now aboard the ISS after lifting off the morning of September 21, 2022.