Photo Archivist and Photographer Aubrey Gemignani
“I think I’m always seeking out projects that help people feel seen. And maybe that’s why I got so into photography initially. I struggle with that myself — feeling seen. And so to help other people feel seen is definitely an interest of mine that I keep coming back to.” — Aubrey Gemignani, Photo Archivist/Photographer, […]
Historic scrubs and aborts that could happen to Starship – NASASpaceFlight.com
There are two words that most people never want to hear at a rocket launch, “abort” and “scrub.” As Starship’s orbital test flight gets closer, it may take multiple attempts to get Booster 7 and Ship 24 off the ground. If so, it wouldn’t be the first super-heavy launch vehicle to experience issues before and/or […]
Earth’s Radiant Atmosphere
The last rays of an orbital sunset illuminate the Earth’s atmosphere in this Feb. 17, 2023, photograph from the International Space Station as it orbited 269 miles above the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Argentina.
Damaged Soyuz MS-22 craft returns home uncrewed – NASASpaceFlight.com
The Soyuz MS-22 spacecraft Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, which launched Expedition 68 crewmembers Sergey Prokopyev, Dmitry Petelin, and NASA’s Frank Rubio on Sept. 21, 2022, returned to Earth in automated mode after suffering a leak in a coolant loop last December. Cosmonauts Prokopyev and Petelin were preparing to conduct an EVA on the Russian segment of the […]
OneWeb completes initial constellation with launch from India – NASASpaceFlight.com
OneWeb has finished its initial satellite constellation buildout, as India and its space agency, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), made its second orbital flight of 2023 by flying 36 of the company’s satellites aboard its LVM3 (previously known as the GSLV Mk III) launch vehicle from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The launch occurred […]
Working on Artemis II
A technician works on part of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s core stage for Artemis II in this March 11, 2023, image.
SpaceX keeping up cadence with Starlink Group 5-5 mission – NASASpaceFlight.com
SpaceX’s 20th mission of the year launched on Friday, March 24, sending another batch of Starlink satellites into low Earth orbit (LEO). The mission, named Starlink Group 5-5, lifted off at 11:43 AM EDT (15:43 UTC) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, in Florida. The weather forecast released by […]
Celebrating Women in STEM
Deputy director for technology and research investments at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Dr. Christyl Johnson, speaks during a panel discussion as part of a Women’s History Month program, “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories,” Wednesday, March 22, 2023.
Russia’s Soyuz-2.1a launches Bars-M reconnaissance satellite – NASASpaceFlight.com
Making its first military launch since November, Russia’s Soyuz-2.1a rocket has deployed Kosmos 2567 – likely a Bars-M reconnaissance satellite – into Sun-synchronous orbit. Soyuz lifted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome at 9:40 AM Moscow Time (06:40 UTC), taking around ten minutes to complete its mission. As is typical for Russian military launches, few details […]
Rocket Lab launches BlackSky sats, test Electron ocean recovery – NASASpaceFlight.com
After successfully conducting back-to-back flights from their recently-inaugurated US launch site, Rocket Lab returned to New Zealand for its second mission in March. Liftoff of “The Beat Goes On” mission is currently scheduled to take place no earlier than Friday, March 24 at 10:15 PM NZDT (09:15 UTC). This mission marked the 35th total flight […]