Home » News & Blogs » SpaceX Scrubs, Pence Announces Stuff
Bookmark and Share
Parabolic Arc

SpaceX Scrubs, Pence Announces Stuff

16 Apr 2018, 20:34 UTC
SpaceX Scrubs, Pence Announces Stuff
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

TESS exoplanet satellite (Credit: NASA)
SpaceX has scrubbed the launch of NASA’s TESS exo-planet hunting satellite, which had been planned for Monday evening.
“Standing down today to conduct additional GNC analysis, and teams are now working towards a targeted launch of @NASA_TESS on Wednesday, April 18,” the company tweeted.
Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence addressed the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs earlier today. He made the following announcements:

Ret. Adm. Jim Ellis has been named to lead the National Space Council’s Users Advisory Group; and,
The space council has come up with a set of guidelines on space traffic management that will be signed by President Donald Trump and implemented by the Commerce Department. A key goal of the new guidelines is to deal with the threat of orbital debris.

That’s all, folks!

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day