SpaceX continues its campaign of reusability by launching a CRS resupply mission using a previously flown Dragon capsule (Updated)

SpaceX continues its campaign of reusability by launching a CRS resupply mission using a previously flown Dragon capsule (Updated)

Launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center celebrated its 100th launch on 3 June when a SpaceX Falcon 9v1.2FT-R took off carrying the CRS-11 resupply mission to the ISS (International Space Station). The launch had been delayed by two days due to thunderstorms in the...
On a lighter note: making it idiot proof

On a lighter note: making it idiot proof

In a variation of the “garbage in…garbage out” warning about computers, your correspondent sometimes likes to jest that while the excellent Seradata SpaceTrak launch and satellite database is “idiot proof”…it is not “blithering idiot proof!”. Actually, others wisely...