Tag: Space Launch Complex-40

SpaceX Starlink Satellites Soar from Space Coast During Stunning Middle of the Night Falcon 9 Blastoff: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  Another tranche of SpaceX Starlink broadband internet satellites soared to space during the spectacular middle-of-the-night blastoff of a veteran Falcon 9 booster from Florida’s Space Coast overnight this morning March 11 – while the firm maintained a relentlessly rapid launch cadence starting off the new year. The flawless liftoff

SpaceX Conducts Falcon 9 Static Fire Test Monday, Targets Next Starlink Launch Tuesday Night March 9: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE/CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  SpaceX successfully conducted a static fire test on a recycled Falcon 9 booster at dusk Monday, March 8, and is now targeting launch of the next batch of 60 Starlink broadband internet satellites for Tuesday evening March 9 from pad 40 on Florida’s Spaceport – and the weather looks great for both

Poor Weather and Technical Issues Cause Multiple Delays to SpaceX Starlink Double Header Launch Attempts-Reset to Feb 15: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL –  Poor weather and technical issues have forced multiple delays to attempts by SpaceX to launch a double header of Starlink missions these past few weeks – in some cases just a day or two apart and once spaced just 5 hours apart in what would have been a record setting event not seen

1st of 2 Back-to-Back SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink Missions Streaks to Orbit in Double Header from Florida Spaceport: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL –  After multiple weather and technical delays this past week the first of two back to back SpaceX Starlink overnight launches targeted for liftoffs just 1 day apart successfully streaked to orbit at last just past midnight this morning Feb. 4 for a stunning start to a Space extravaganza double header from Florida’s Spaceport 

2nd Recovered SpaceX Falcon 9 in 2 Days Returns to Port Canaveral, Hoisted off Droneship: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL, FL – Continuing the rapid-fire cadence of non-stop space action the 2nd recovered SpaceX Falcon 9 booster in 2 days returned to Port Canaveral, Florida, Tuesday, Jan. 22, after safely landing on an oceangoing droneship following the record-breaking Transporter-1 mission that launched the most satellites to orbit in a single mission on Sunday, Jan

Dismal Weather Scrubs Falcon 9 Transporter-1 Launch Attempt, SpaceX Retargets Jan. 24: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Dismal weather forced SpaceX to scrub this mornings Falcon 9 launch attempt of Transporter-1, their first dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission in the final minutes of the countdown on Jan. 23 loaded with a record setting number of 143 satellites of all shapes and sizes on the firms third

SpaceX Set for Record Setting Rideshare Satellite Deployments on Transporter-1 Falcon 9 Launch Jan. 23: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – SpaceX is now targeting liftoff of their first dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission on Saturday morning, Jan. 23 with a record setting number of 133 nano and micro satellites as well as another 10 Starlinks on the firms third rocket liftoff of 2021 on a 5x recycled Falcon 9

Fiery Nighttime Liftoff of Turkish Turksat 5A Telecomsat on SpaceX Falcon 9 Marks 1st 2021 Launch: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – The fiery nighttime liftoff of the Turksat 5A telecommunications satellite for Turkey on Thursday officially opened what is expected to be a rapid fire and possibly record setting cadence of launches by SpaceX in 2021 soaring aloft from both Florida’s East Coast Spaceport and the firms West Coast California

SpaceX Targets Sunday Dec. 13 Launch for SiriusXM SXM-7 Digital Audio Satellite after Friday Scrub: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – SpaceX is now targeting Sunday, Dec. 13 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 last minute scrub on Friday, Dec. 7 due to ground