With CRS-5 launch SpaceX launched the sixth Dragon capsule to ISS. This launch was particularly exciting as this was the first launch SpaceX tried to land the first stage on the Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS). Short after the successful deployment of Dragon to it’s initial orbit. Elon twittered: “Rocket made it to drone spaceport ship, […]
This video is a timelapse produced from 12.500 images taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, during the Blue dot ISS mission. Watch the amazing timelapses of aurora, night skies and the stars clearly showing through Earth’s atmosphere. There aso some really cool shots from the berthing of Dragon and the departure of Cygnus the Orbital science […]
Dragon has successfully been undocked from ISS and is underway to Earth with approximate 1500 Kg of cargo. consisting of scientific experiments and samples, personal crew items and other equipment. At this moment Dragon is the only spacecraft that is able to get back significant amounts of cargo from the ISS to Earth. Dragon safely […]
First thing what smite me when I watched the Falcon CRS-4 launch video that the four legs on the first where missing… For geo stationary missions Falcon needs a lot of fuel and it’s easy to see that there is ample room fuel wish to save enough to get he first stage back to to […]
On 14 July SpaceX launched the Orbcomm Generation 2 (OG2) mission with six Orbcomm satellites to LEO. This is a day time launch with a beautiful split view video on which we see both the camera from the range and Falcon, right from the start. It also contains beautiful footage of teh camera looking back […]
Earlier I published a post about HDEV the, High Definition Earth Viewing cameras experiment that was brought to ISS and now transmits High Definition images of Earth. It was carried in Dragons trunk to ISS. You can actually see it sitting in Dragon’s trunk when Dragon separates from Falcon-9R after the successful CRS-3 launch. HDEV is […]
On 1 may at about 1:00 EST SpaceX tweeted that the HDEV experiment was successfully transferred from Dragon’s trunk to ISS. This is a cool experiment with four High definition camera’s. These four camera’s are streaming real HD video footage of Earth.
This is a live video feed from on of the outside ISS video camera’s that can be operated from within ISS and from mission control.