Emre Kelly, Florida Today

Emre Kelly

Florida Today

Cape Canaveral, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Emre:

'Star Trek' star William Shatner will fly on Blue Origin's next launch to space

Perhaps Captain Kirk's adventures in "Star Trek" weren't so far from reality after all. The actor will fly on Blue Origin's next Texas launch. → Read More

After loss of U.S. Space Command headquarters, Florida looks to attract Space Force training site

Despite losing the competition for U.S. Space Command headquarters, Florida officials haven't stopped trying to woo more Space Force operations. → Read More

After three days on orbit, SpaceX Inspiration4 crew splashes down off Florida coast

The four crew members flying SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission splashed down off the Florida coast Saturday, wrapping up three days in Earth orbit. → Read More

Live: Watch SpaceX Inspiration4 mission splash down off the coast of Florida

Follow live as Inspiration4, the first SpaceX mission to entirely fly non-professional astronauts, splashes down in the Atlantic Ocean. → Read More

Turkey selects SpaceX Falcon 9 and Florida for country's first domestic satellite

Turkey selects SpaceX for launch of the country's first domestically produced satellite, a mission that will fly from Florida on a Falcon 9 rocket. → Read More

Godspeed! All-civilian Inspiration4 space mission launches from Kennedy Space Center

Four private citizens are now circling the Earth on a historic mission after a SpaceX Falcon9 rocket boosted them to orbit. → Read More

Live: Watch SpaceX launch Inspiration4 private mission from Florida

Follow live as SpaceX targets 8:02 p.m. ET for the launch of Inspiration4, the first crewed mission to entirely include non-professional astronauts. → Read More

FAA: Virgin Galactic grounded due to flight mishap; former SpaceShipTwo pilot fired

Virgin Galactic, the company that flew billionaire Richard Branson to the edge of space in July, is grounded as regulators investigate the flight. → Read More

SpaceX's new 'Shortfall of Gravitas' drone ship completes first booster recovery

The new Shortfall of Gravitas drone ship carrying a Falcon 9 booster returned to port in Florida early Tuesday, completing its first mission. → Read More

'Dream come true:’ SpaceX's Starbase in Texas is a flashback to 1960s Florida

On the southernmost tip of Texas is Starbase, SpaceX's Starship production and launch facility. And it feels a lot like Florida's Apollo-era days. → Read More

Bezos and crew launch with Blue Origin, giving New Shepard ultimate endorsement

A Blue Origin New Shepard rocket soared above Texas on Tuesday, fulfilling lifelong dreams held by Jeff Bezos and three others. → Read More

Live: Watch Jeff Bezos and crew launch on Blue Origin’s first mission with astronauts

Follow live as Blue Origin targets 8 a.m. CT Tuesday for the company’s first launch from Texas with humans strapped into the New Shepard capsule. → Read More

After decades of work, Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin are ready for Texas launch

Nearly a decade ago, Jeff Bezos’ spaceflight company Blue Origin was locked in a battle for use of a historic NASA launch pad at Kennedy Space Center. → Read More

Aircraft enters restricted area, forces SpaceX to scrub Cape Canaveral launch and landing

An aircraft entered restricted airspace around Cape Canaveral Tuesday, forcing SpaceX to scrub a launch and spurring Elon Musk to take to Twitter. → Read More

Live: Watch SpaceX launch Falcon 9 rocket, land at Cape Canaveral

Follow live as SpaceX targets 2:56 p.m. ET Tuesday for the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. → Read More

Get ready for sonic booms: SpaceX rocket to launch, then booster will return to Cape Canaveral

Though loud enough to rattle windows and startle spectators, studies by NASA and others have shown sonic booms are not dangerous. → Read More

SpaceX delays rare-trajectory Cape Canaveral launch to next week

SpaceX is now targeting no earlier than next week for its upcoming Falcon 9 launch from Florida, a rarely seen near-polar mission that will fly south. → Read More

SpaceX delays next rocket launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

SpaceX confirms delay of its next Falcon 9 launch on Thursday, saying teams at Cape Canaveral need more time to prepare the rocket and its payloads. → Read More

SpaceX launches GPS satellite on Space Force's first used booster mission

A previously flown Falcon 9 soared from Cape Canaveral at 12:09 p.m. Thursday, taking the Space Force's latest GPS satellite to orbit. → Read More

Top bid for seat on Blue Origin's first crewed flight with Jeff Bezos hits $28M

The top bid for a seat on Blue Origin's first crewed launch topped out at $28 million Saturday, securing the bidder's place next to with Jeff Bezos. → Read More