Four astronauts splashdown off Florida’s coast in SpaceX capsule

SpaceX in Low Earth Orbit – Courtesy: Shutterstock — Paopano CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Four astronauts in a SpaceX capsule returned to Earth on Monday, ending a 200-day space station mission that began last spring.  Their capsule parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Florida, in pure darkness. Recovery boats with

SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew returns to Earth, splashing down off Florida coast

SpaceX Crew Dragon Spacecraft — Courtesy: Image by Evgeniyqw from Shutterstock CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Just after three days in space, SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew returned back to Earth on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, coming down off the Florida coast to finish a historic mission. “It’s been an amazing ride for everyone,” Inspiration4 mission director

Florida should prepare for wicked Sunrises and Red Tide spikes as Saharan Dust is set to blanket the state for more than a week

Saharan Dust Sunrise over Atlantic Ocean – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Rolando Otero Picturesque sunrises and smelly sargassum will soon be on the horizon for Florida residents as a wave of Saharan Dust is expected to arrive Wednesday of this week. The phenomenon of Saharan dust storms is a rather common occurrence during the

Floridian’s Guide to watching the Super Flower Blood Moon Eclipse on May 26

Total lunar eclipse 2015 – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Chris Harwood We are sure you are familiar with the age-old adage “The early bird gets the worm.”  Tomorrow, Florida residents who practice this saying will be in for a rare treat—a supermoon eclipse! For those who have troubles waking up early but want to

SpaceX successfully welcomes 4 astronauts from space off Florida’s coast

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Evgeniyqw Time flies when you’re having fun… or when you’re in space. Four astronauts made a safe return to Earth, securely strapped into the SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule early Sunday morning, marking an end to a half-year mission to the International Space Station (ISS).  The astronauts, Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi,

World Space Week welcomed with successful SpaceX satellite launch

Falcon 9 Rocket launching from Kennedy Space Center early Tuesday, Oct. 6. Courtesy: SpaceX Twitter. After weeks of scratched launches due to Florida’s unpredictable weather patterns, SpaceX celebrated another successful Starlink launch into space on its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The rocket launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at

Florida Chamber Foundation’s 2019 Military Summit Underway In Jacksonville

The Florida Chamber Foundation’s 2019 Military, Defense & Veterans Opportunities Summit is underway in Jacksonville.

Space Florida & PortMiami Receive Combined $98M In Federal Grants To Upgrade Infrastructure

Space Florida and PortMiami have been awarded a combined $98 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation that will go towards upgrading their infrastructure.