SpaceX’s customer for this mission is Thales Alenia Space. With this flight, the Falcon 9 rocket will deliver the TurkmenÄlem52E/MonacoSat satellite to a geosynchronous transfer orbit.The Thales launch window is targeted to open at approximately 6:14pm EDT on Monday, April 27, 2015, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. If all goes as planned, the satellite will be deployed approximately 32 minutes after liftoff.A live launch webcast will begin here at 6:00pm EDT.
What was it like to work at SPIN during the magazine’s grunge heyday? Jump into this hot tub time machine with longtime entertainment journalists Lori Majewski and Jonathan Bernstein — best friends since the day they met in the magazine’s office’s back in 1992, and co-authors of Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s — and find out… Lori Majewski: I was 21 years old when I applied for an internship at SPIN in the spring of 1992. Rolling Stone’s midtown offices would’ve been an easy walk from my college campus at Fordham University in Lincoln Center, but I didn’t think about applying there. SPIN, whose offices at the time were located on 18th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, was more downtown in every way. Rolling Stone felt very old-school — and well, just old — whereas SPIN was cool. In existence for only about seven years, it was just hitting its stride. Though earlier covers featured mainstream pop stars like Madonna (who fronted the
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