United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium

United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium

The Delta IV Medium is the most basic Delta IV rocket. Launched from Complex 37 Florida’s Space Coast, it is capable of delivering 4,200kg of payload to orbit. The Delta family of rockets are built by Boeing and operated by the United Launch Alliance for commercial...
August Solar Watch

August Solar Watch

As Summer comes to a close, the Fall season brings with it many celestial sights you won’t want to miss. View plants simultaneously, catch a meteor shower, and grab your telescope to get an up-close look of Jupiter. Mark your calendars, because here are a few exciting...
3 Unexpected Ways to Experience a Rocket Launch

3 Unexpected Ways to Experience a Rocket Launch

Rocket launches from Florida’s Space Coast are a unique and spectacular sight: booming from the tip of Cape Canaveral at the Kennedy Space Center, the high-arcing fireball rumbles into the cosmos above, and it is a memory not soon forgotten. One thing that does not...
Cape Canaveral’s First Rocket Launch

Cape Canaveral’s First Rocket Launch

A new chapter in space flight began in July 1950 with the launch of the first rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla: the Bumper 2, an ambitious two-stage rocket program that topped a V-2 missile base with a Corporal rocket. The upper stage was able to reach then-record...
Soaring Into the Next SpaceX Launch

Soaring Into the Next SpaceX Launch

Rocket launches are a part of the culture here on Florida’s Space Coast. Families and eager space enthusiasts gather along the shorelines; umbrellas, lawn chairs, coolers, and the sound of excitement always set the scene. Photographers gather their gear and fine tune...