When was the last time NASA launched a rocket?

When was the last time NASA launched a rocket?

STS-135 launched on 8 July 2011, and landed on 21 July 2011, following a one-day mission extension….STS-135.

Spacecraft properties
Launch date 8 July 2011 15:29 UTC
Launch site Kennedy, LC-39A
End of mission
Landing date 21 July 2011, 09:57 UTC

What is the most recent rocket launch?

SpaceX launches 59 small satellites, lands rocket back on Earth. SpaceX launched 59 small satellites and landed the returning rocket today (May 25) on a “rideshare” mission called Transporter 5.

What rocket did SpaceX launch today?

The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket topped with 53 Starlink spacecraft soared into the Florida morning sky from NASA’s Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center. Liftoff was at 6:59 a.m. EDT (1059 GMT), about 39 minutes later than SpaceX initially planned.

When was the last time NASA sent someone to space?

During the first mission in May 2020, two NASA astronauts, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, flew to the International Space Station. It was the first crewed launch from American soil since the space shuttle was retired in 2011.

Where is Falcon 9 launching from today?

Cape Canaveral
Fifty-nine small satellites and hosted experiments launched Wednesday at 2:35 p.m. EDT (1835 GMT) from Cape Canaveral aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The reusable Falcon booster returned to Florida’s Space Coast for landing about eight-and-a-half minutes later.

What time is the rocket launch from Cape Canaveral today?

Rocket Launch: May 14, 2022 | 4:40 PM EST | SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink 4-15.

What launched from Cape Canaveral yesterday?

A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida today at 2:35 p.m. EDT (1835 GMT), on a mission called Transporter 5. The Falcon 9’s first stage came back to Earth for a vertical touchdown at Cape Canaveral’s Landing Zone 1 about 8.5 minutes after launch.