Tag: Space Launch Complex-40

SpaceX Launches Starlink Satellites to Higher Orbit on Southerly Trajectory on 11th Flown Booster: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PLAYALINDA BEACH, FL –  SpaceX launched the next batch of Starlink high speed internet satellites to low Earth orbit on Monday morning, Feb 21, while flying on a once rare southernly trajectory from Florida’s Spaceport – using only the second ever Falcon 9 booster to launch 11 times! SpaceX also launched this set of Starlink into

Spectacular SpaceX Sunset Launch of Italian Radar Satellite to Polar Orbit Plus Falcon 9 Landing after Cruise Ship Scrub: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Under picture perfect sunset skies SpaceX staged a spectacular Falcon 9 rocket launch carrying the Italy’s COSMO-SkyMed radar remote sensing satellite (CSG-2) mission to polar orbit for the Italian Space Agency (ASI) on the fifth try Monday evening, Jan. 31, following a trio of weather scrubs and a fourth due

SpaceX Retargets Italian Earth Observing Satellite Launch to Jan. 28 after Weather Scrub: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM UPDATE: Launch has scrubbed 2 more times due to poor weather and is currently targeting  Sun Jan 30 at 611 PM. CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – SpaceX is retargeting launch of its 4th Falcon 9 rocket of this month to Friday evening, January 28, just past sunset carrying the COSMO-SkyMed radar remote sensing satellite

SpaceX Set to Launch Italian Radar Satellite Southwards Jan. 27 after Static Fire Test: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – SpaceX is all set to launch its 4th Falcon 9 rocket of this month on Thursday evening, January 27, carrying the COSMO-SkyMed radar remote sensing satellite (CSG-2) mission to low Earth orbit flying southwards from Florida’s Spaceport following a successful static fire test of the recycled first stage booster on

10X Flown SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches 105 Small Satellites to Orbit on Terrific Transporter-3 Rideshare Mission: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM JETTY PARK BEACH/CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Spectacularly sunny Space Coast skies greeted SpaceX on their 2nd launch of 2022, Thursday morning, Jan. 13, on the Transporter-3 mission as part of their commercial rideshare program – carrying over 100 smallsats and cubesats to low earth orbit (LEO) on a veteran Falcon 9 booster now

9x Recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 Lifts off with Starlink Satellites Starting Busy December Boom of Blastoffs

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Following a late, same day confirmation a 9x recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 lifted off with a jam packed nose cone loaded with 4 dozen upgraded Starlink internet satellites and two Black Sky earth imaging observation satellites just past sunset at dinnertime Thursday evening, Dec. 2 from Florida’s Space Coast

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