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...
This Month in Space: September

This Month in Space: September

September’s over, which means the smell of fresh school supplies is quickly fading and it’s time to start ushering in the crisp smell of cold air and crunchy leaves on the ground. Just kidding this is the Space Coast, we’ll probably still be smelling sunscreen in the...
FAQ: Do Astronauts Fly on Rockets From Florida’s Space Coast?

FAQ: Do Astronauts Fly on Rockets From Florida’s Space Coast?

The future of human spaceflight from Florida’s Space Coast has been a topic of speculation since the Space Shuttle program came to an end in 2011. Since the program launched their last crew aboard the Atlantis shuttle, U.S. astronauts have been piggybacking rides to...
This Month in Space: August

This Month in Space: August

From the new astronaut class being announced to President Trump’s new proposition for a sixth military branch for defense, the month of August has been out with the old and in with the new. It’s been a wild ride full of space exploration news and today we’re sharing...