Tag: Falcon 9

SpaceX Launches 88 Rideshare Sats and Lands 1 Day After Helicopter No Fly Zone Intrusion Forces Scrub: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Under heavily overcast skies a veteran and heavily sooted SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 88 small satellites into polar orbit Wednesday afternoon, June 30 one day after the liftoff was scrubbed when a private helicopter suddenly intruded into restricted airspace violating the no fly zone in the final moments

Rogue Aircraft Scrubs SpaceX Transporter-2 Rideshare Liftoff Recycled to June 30: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – In the final moments of the countdown a rogue aircraft flew into the range exclusion zone violating restricted airspace and scrubbed today’s, (June 29) planned launch of a veteran SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in an unexpected and very undesired twist to the disappointment of all involved including the launch

SpaceX Completes Successful Falcon 9 Static Fire Test Then Postpones Transporter-2 Rideshare Liftoff: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL – After completing a successful static fire test of the Falcon 9 first stage booster on Tuesday afternoon, June 22, SpaceX unexpectedly announced two days later Thursday, June 24, that the planned launch of their second dedicated rideshare mission Transporter-2 carrying over 80 small satellites and slated for Friday afternoon, June 25, would be

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

New Falcon 9 to launch New SpaceX Cargo Dragon Delivering NASA Science to Space Station June 3: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – A spanking new and non-sooty black and white Falcon 9 rocket is all set to launch a likewise new SpaceX Cargo Dragon delivering over 3.6 tons of new NASA  science and supplies to the 20 year old International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday, June 3, from Florida’s Spaceport – if the weather

Picture Perfect SpaceX Falcon 9 Blastoff Delivers Next 60 Starlink Satellites to Orbit on 1st 5th Flown Fairing: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL –  The relentless SpaceX steam roller of launches continued this afternoon as the 6th Falcon 9 liftoff in 5 weeks took flight with the picture perfect blastoff of another batch of Starlink satellites under sunny skies from Florida’s Spaceport – thereby building out the ever expanding constellation of broadband internet relays to over 1700