Comet NEOWISE for the past few weeks has been a stunning object in the pre-dawn sky. It is now visible to evening stargazers and those who like to stay up all night.(more…)
International Space Station pass times and details for the UK – July 2020
International Space Station UK Passes – The International Space Station – ISS is back over UK skies with some great evening passes during July 2020.
Launch has been scrubbed – New launch date and time TBD.
The launch will now take place on Saturday July 11th at 19:00 BST. Watch the launch live below and then watch it pass over the UK after.
On Saturday 11th July 2020 we are in for a treat. We can watch a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch a new batch of Starlink satellites live from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It may be possible to watch it and its payload of 57 Starlink satellites pass over the UK after launch. If the launch goes ahead, it may be visible 15 minutes after launch in the UK.(more…)
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Crew Dragon – Demo-2.
During the Coronavirus lockdown many of the UK public have been looking up each evening to see Meteors, Satellites, Planets, The International Space Station and more. Many have acquired a new found love of the night sky.
If you have been joining in or even just started looking up, you are in for an amazing treat!
On 27 May 2020 at 21:33 UK time (20:33 GMT) A SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket was set to blast off from Cape Canaveral Florida. Unfortunately, bad weather just before the craft was due to blast off scrubbed the launch.
The launch is now scheduled for Saturday May 30 at 20:22 UK time (19:22 GMT).
The mighty rocket will be carrying two Astronauts to the International Space Station inside a new Crew Dragon Spacecraft. This is the first ever commercial launch of Astronauts into space by a private company, SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2.
You can watch the launch live below. After lift off, you may be able to see the Crew Dragon spacecraft on its first orbit passing over the United Kingdom. An unmissable and historic sight!(more…)
On May 20 at 17:30 GMT 18:30 UK time a Japanese H-2B rocket will launch a JAXA/HTV9 cargo chip from Tanegashima, Japan with equipment and supplies to the International Space Station.
WATCH THE LAUNCH LIVE(more…)