Saturday, May 30th saw the first Falcon 9/Crew Dragon flight to ISS carrying astronauts. The mission left Florida in a picture perfect flight and placed the 2 DM-2 astronauts into a 200 km preliminary orbit. Over the next 19 hours
SpaceX suffered another RUD (Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly) of their most promising Starship prototype, SN4, just minutes after another successful static test firing of the Raptor engine at the Boca Chica, TX test facility. SpaceX has been testing SN4, the first
SpaceX is counting down the final hours to a scheduled Wednesday, May 27th 4:33 pm EDT Saturday, May 30th 3:22 pm EDT launch of Crew Dragon DM-2 flight carrying two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.
The Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society will hold it’s Annual Meeting Saturday, May 2nd at 4:00 PM PDT.The meeting will be held virtually using Zoom: Topic: Annual MeetingTime: May 2, 2020 04:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/91472917131?pwd=MjZFdTFWdkE3UkFCV1hrMDBxZCtmUT09 Meeting ID: 914
It’s official! E.R.P.S. will be hosting the 2019 Space Access conference at the Fremont Marriott Hotel, April 18th – 21st, 2019. Space Access is the premier conference for space technology focused on getting reliable, reusable, affordable access to space for
On Tuesday 31 Jul 2018, a group of KISS team members gathered to do a set of hydro tests on the KISS tank. Using the plumbing and pressure system, the Control Panel and pump, DI water was loaded into the
Members of the K.I.S.S. vehicle team made the trek to the Friends of Amateur Rocketry (F.A.R.) test site in the Mojave Desert to do a static engine test 07 Jul 2018 in preparation for the next K.I.S.S. vehicle launch later
The E.R.P.S. 2018 Annual Meeting was called to order at 15:51 hrs (3:51 pm) today. President’s Remarks Outgoing President Rick Kwan led a discussion on directions going forward, based on some of his recent emails. Discussed were plans for Space
About a half dozen members of E.R.P.S. travelled out to the Fresno Tripoli HPR event on 20 Feb 2016 in preparation for the KISS vehicle Return To Flight. By flying KISS Beta – an HPR solid motor powered test of
E.R.P.S. members pose at the mural outside SpaceX Headquarters in Hawthorne, CA.