Update at 5:18 pm EST: Rocket Lab’s current goal is to launch an electronic booster on a “focus” mission at 6:02 pm Eastern Daylight Time (1802 GMT) in the United States and put 10 satellites into orbit.
If you want to find more space in your life, then look no further: today (October 21), the stars are arranged together to bring forth four separate space events.
of U.S. Space Force A scientific team will report that it is trying to get the spacecraft to take an asteroid, which will unveil its first field command post. The robotic mission will be launched into Earth orbit, and the three astronauts will return home after living and working in space for six months.You will be able to Watch all live broadcasts And on the Space.com homepage, or directly from related companies and agents.
The celebration begins at 19:30 pm Eastern Time (1930 GMT), and the astronauts of the International Space Station will hold a hatchery closing ceremony when preparing to return to Earth. NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian astronauts Ivan Vagner and Anatoly Ivanishin Live and work on track since April; Now, it is time for the three to return to Earth through the Soyuz capsule that transported them to space.
At the hatch closing ceremony, the trio will bid farewell to the other three crew members and enter their Soyuz spacecraft to prepare for the landing later tonight. According to NASA, the hatch between the two vehicles should be closed at 4:10 p.m. Eastern Time in 2010 GMT.
Space Force Ceremony
At 4:20 pm Eastern Daylight Time (2020 GMT), the Space Force held a renaming ceremony to commemorate the Peterson Air Force Base, currently known as Colorado Springs, as the first newly formed military force Space Operations Command.The event will Live on Facebook.
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid update
The next step is an update from the NASA team OSIRIS-REx The mission conducted an ambitious sampling exercise on a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu yesterday (October 20).
The three mission leaders will release the first new image from the sampling attempt and provide the latest information about the spacecraft’s performance during the operation.The press conference will start at 2pm Eastern Time (2100 GMT); you can watch it on Space.com or Directly through NASA TV.
Rocket Lab’s next launch
During the press conference, Rocket Lab New missions will be launched on its electronic rocket.
The mission is called “In Focus” and will be the company’s 15th launch, which will be launched from Rocket Lab’s New Zealand launch pad. The rocket will carry 10 satellites: 9 SuperDove earth observation satellites from Planet and 1 satellite to test telescope technology from Canon.The launch is scheduled for 2:14 pm Eastern Time (2114 GMT), and the launch will be Company’s YouTube page.
Soyuz capsule docked and landed
This brought us to the last day of the day, when the real Soyuz spacecraft landed from the space station.
The crew will unload the capsule from the space station at 7:33 pm Eastern Time (2333 GMT); Astronaut should land 10:55 PM Eastern Time (0255 GMT, October 22) on the grasslands of Kazakhstan.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration TV station will broadcast the cancelled program from 7pm Eastern Time (2300 GMT) and the landing program from 9:30 PM Eastern Time (0130 GMT on October 22); You can also watch these two events on Space.com.
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