Tag: Space Launch Complex-40

10x Flown SpaceX Falcon 9 Lofts More Starlink Satellites to Orbit: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PLAYALINDA BEACH/CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE, FL –  SpaceX successfully launched another batch of Starlink broadband internet satellites to orbit on a cool Thursday morning, Oct. 20, from Cape Canaveral into heavily overcast Sunshine State skies on a veteran 10x flown Falcon 9 booster. The heavy payload of 54 Starlink satellites on the 4-36 mission blasted off on

SpaceX Launches European Hotbird 13F TV Broadecast Satellite: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL – Finally at the very end of a nearly two-hour-long window, SpaceX successfully launched a commercial European TV broadcasting satellite on a recycled Falcon 9 booster just past midnight Saturday morning, Oct. 15, after the liftoff was delayed due to a need to verify technical parameters with the booster. Originally SpaceX was targeting liftoff

Stunning SpaceX Sunset and Moonrise launch Delivers Dual Intelsat TV Telecomsats to Orbit on 3rd Try: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM SPACE VIEW PARK, TITUSVILLE, FL – At last the third time was the charm for SpaceX for a stunning sunset and moonrise launch of a fleet leading Falcon 9 booster that delivered dual TV telecomsats for Intelsat to a geosynchronous transfer orbit Saturday evening. Oct. 8 from Florida’s Spaceport after a pair of technical scrubs the

SpaceX Completes Launch Trifecta with Globalstar Telecomsat Liftoff on 3rd Falcon 9 in 36 Hours on 2 Coasts: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM Titusville, FL – Just past midnight Sunday, June 19, SpaceX completed an amazing launch trifecta with the blastoff of the Globalstar FM15 telecommunications satellite to low-Earth orbit on the 3rd recycled Falcon 9 rocket to launce in just 36 hours from 3 different launch pads from both U.S. coasts in Florida and California. The mission trifecta

SpaceX Re-Launches Falcon 9 Booster in Record Setting 21 Day Turnaround on Starlink Mission: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – SpaceX successfully re-launched a recycled Falcon 9 first stage booster in a record setting turnaround time of just 21 days at dinnertime Friday evening, April 29 carrying the next batch of Starlink internet satellites to LEO from Florida’s Space Coast into virtually clear blue skies but with hefty ground

SpaceX 7x Flown Falcon 9 Transporter 4 Rideshare Mission Delivers 40 SmallSats to Orbit: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Despite rather poor weather prospects a SpaceX 7x flown 1st stage Falcon 9 booster threaded the needle and successfully launched the Transporter 4 rideshare mission and successfully delivered a payload of 40 varied small satellites to low Earth orbit from the Florida Space Coast, at noontime Friday, April Fool’s

Severe Weather Threatens April 1 SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch of Transporter 4 Rideshare Mission SmallSats: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Severe weather racing across the US towards the East Coast, southeast and central Florida threatens to derail the April 1 liftoff of the next SpaceX Falcon 9 on the firms 4th commercial rideshare missions with a host of 40 varied small satellites on a southerly trajectory from the Space