Tag: Launch Complex 39A

Scott PowersFebruary 5, 2018

Tuesday afternoon is when SpaceX Founder Elon Musk finally gets to say to the world without any dispute: “Mine’s bigger,” he could say. If weather and technical matters allow, at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday SpaceX will launch its Falcon Heavy rocket from Complex 39A for its maiden flight, a blastoff sending the world’s biggest, most-powerful rocket […]

Scott PowersFebruary 18, 2017

SpaceX scrubbed its debut launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A Saturday morning because of uncertainty regarding readings from the second-stage thruster control system. The company was saying little else Saturday. The issue was noted about an hour before launch but the countdown was allowed to proceed to […]

Scott PowersJanuary 19, 2017

Kennedy Space Center is getting back in the rocket business, now that SpaceX is back in business. SpaceX is planning to launch its next rockets in the next few weeks from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A . They will be the first rockets to blast off from Kennedy Space Center since the space shuttle program was […]


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