Chris Boex, FOX 5 DC

Chris Boex

FOX 5 DC

Tampa, FL, United States

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Past articles by Chris:

Boeing's Starliner capsule set for space station test flight – again

Boeing's new space taxi barely survived its first test flight back in 2019. Now, the company hopes a mission launching today will help them catch up to rival SpaceX. → Read More

Spirits of past space shuttles to help boost new moon rocket

As NASA’s giant moon rocket rolls to the launch pad for the first time, some pieces of space shuttle history are riding along with it. The SLS rocket’s engines and boosters powered each of the shuttles through the years, all the way back to Columbia. → Read More

GOES-T weather satellite launches, carrying hope of better forecasts

A powerful new weather satellite, promising better forecasts for everything to hurricanes to wildfires, is on its way to orbit after a Tuesday afternoon launch from Florida. → Read More

After 4 days of delays, SpaceX satellite launch sets Florida twilight sky aglow

A SpaceX satellite launch lit up the Florida coast Monday evening, leaving a pulsing, swirling exhaust plume glowing in the sky before sonic booms announced the booster’s safe return to land. → Read More

SpaceX Starlink launch lights up Florida's sky

Another batch of Starlink internet satellites is on its way to orbit after a brilliant evening launch from Florida. → Read More

Skies clear in time for Crew-3 launch; 4 astronauts blast off to space station

The Crew-3 mission lifted off Wednesday evening after a day of rain, the Falcon 9 rocket cutting through the broken clouds before finally disappearing for good and leaving only a lingering rumble rolling across the Florida coast. → Read More

Probe blasts off on 12-year, 4-billion-mile journey to unlock secrets of ancient asteroids

NASA’s ‘Lucy’ probe lifted off from Florida early Saturday, the first step on a 12-year mission that will send the spacecraft zig-zagging across the solar system on a hunt for clues about the formation of our planets. → Read More

NASA wants your ideas for next-generation 'Astrovan'

NASA is hoping you can help them come up with a next-generation ‘Astrovan’ for their next-generation missions. → Read More

First all-private crew rockets into space on mission of ‘Inspiration’

Whether you call them civilians, amateurs, tourists, or astronauts, four private citizens – strangers to each other and the public a year ago – have now joined an exclusive club, looking down at Earth from orbit. → Read More

SpaceX completes first round of Starlink launches; still dozens more to go

SpaceX kept up their busy pace at Cape Canaveral on Wednesday, launching another batch of Starlink internet satellites and completing the first round of the constellation. → Read More

For pilot, latest SpaceX mission is a family affair

Four astronauts are headed to the space station after their refurbished capsule blasted off atop a reused rocket – the first time that a crewed spacecraft has reflown since the space shuttle fleet was retired a decade ago. → Read More

'Super' view: Space station to fly over Tampa during Super Bowl LV

Sure, the Air Force is sending a rare trifecta of bombers over Raymond James Stadium as the national anthem concludes. But the International Space Station will also be soaring overhead later in the game. → Read More

Local students’ experiments among cargo launched to space station

An automated cargo capsule is on its way to the space station after launching from Cape Canaveral this morning. The SpaceX Dragon capsule is carrying food, gear, and even some experiments put together by Bay Area students. → Read More

With ‘Resilience’ launch, astronauts hope to set positive tone for country

For just the second time since the retirement of the space shuttle, a crew of astronauts is on its way to the International Space Station after blasting off from American soil – a feat that they hope will inspire a country still facing a challenging pandemic and social unrest. → Read More

Launch day: With eye on the weather, NASA and SpaceX hope to make history

After weather scrubbed Wednesday’s historic attempt, it’s once again launch day in America. Two NASA astronauts are set to launch from Kennedy Space Center this afternoon, but instead of a NASA rocket or shuttle, they’ll be riding atop a privately owned and designed booster for the first time. → Read More

SpaceX sends Dragon, astronauts on history-making flight

After nine years, Americans are back in the business of launching astronauts into space. → Read More

Liftoff: NASA and SpaceX make history

After nine years, Americans are back in the business of launching astronauts into space. → Read More

NASA, SpaceX hope to end 9-year spaceflight gap with historic mission; launch rescheduled for Saturday

Bad weather in the Atlantic has postponed the highly anticipated SpaceX launch from Cape Canaveral. → Read More

NASA, SpaceX hope to end 9-year spaceflight gap with historic Demo-2 mission

After nearly nine years, it’s once again launch day in America. Two NASA astronauts are set to launch from Kennedy Space Center this afternoon, but instead of a NASA rocket or shuttle, they’ll be riding atop a privately owned and designed rocket for the first time. → Read More

NASA, SpaceX hope to end 9-year spaceflight gap with historic Demo-2 mission

After nearly nine years, it’s once again launch day in America. Two NASA astronauts are set to launch from Kennedy Space Center this afternoon, but instead of a NASA rocket or shuttle, they’ll be riding atop a privately owned and designed rocket for the first time. → Read More