Are There Really More Launches Now Than Ever Before?

Are There Really More Launches Now Than Ever Before?

When NASA announced the end to its 30-year Space Shuttle program in 2011, the future seemed bleak for not only NASA and Kennedy Space Center, but also for the Space Coast and its reputation as the go-to destination for viewing launches. Sure, the area would forever be...
This Month in Space: November

This Month in Space: November

November is officially over and we’re just now starting to clear out all of the Thanksgiving leftovers from the fridge. In addition to being stuffed with stuffing, this month was also cranberry-jam-packed with exciting space events and news. So strap in tight (if...
Why Do Rocket Launches Get Scrubbed?

Why Do Rocket Launches Get Scrubbed?

At first glance, rockets may seem like robust giants that can withstand anything. After all, they’re built to endure intense pressure and extreme speeds, right? While this is mostly true, rockets are also incredibly complex and surprisingly fragile. And engineers go...
This Month in Space: October

This Month in Space: October

It seems like October flew by in the blink of an eye. However, this month brought carved pumpkins, sweater weather, and most importantly tons of notable space exploration events to Florida’s Space Coast. Strap in and get ready to read all about the exciting outer...
How Are Rocket Launch Schedules Determined?

How Are Rocket Launch Schedules Determined?

Have you ever wondered why some Space Coast rocket launches are scheduled at seemingly random times, like early in the morning or in the middle of the night? Well, it’s not by chance. A rocket’s launch schedule is unique in that requires the careful consideration of...