Tag: digital audio radio satellite

Midnight Sunday Streak Hurls SiriusXM SXM-8 Digital Radio Satellite to Orbit on SpaceX Falcon 9: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL – Just past midnight Sunday, June 6, the SiriusXM SXM-8 digital audio radio satellite was hurled to orbit atop a ‘flight-proven’ SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket but soon disappeared behind low and thick clouds that mostly obscured the view but nonetheless delighted spectators with the cracking engine roar reverberating around the Florida Space Coast and

SpaceX Targets Dec. 11 Launch for SiriusXM SXM-7 Digital Audio Satellite after Successful Static Fire Test: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE/CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – SpaceX is targeting Friday, Dec. 11 for the lunchtime liftoff of a veteran Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Sirius SXM-7 digital audio radio satellite for mobile radio broadcasts to geostationary orbit from the Florida Space Coast following a successful post sunset static fire test Monday, Dec. 7 –  that counts as only