Tag Archive: Falcon 9 v1.2

Dec 21 2015

Live-blogging the ORBCOMM-2 SpaceX Launch and Booster Recovery

Alrighty…here we go. Just got home from work. All times Pacific. I’ve got a good feeling about today’s events. Just sayin’… CONGRATS TO SpaceX!! I wonder how close they got to the center of the landing pad? Time Event/Observations 1750 SpaceX Webcast signing off. 1748 Next 2 ORBCOMM satellites deployed — there they go. It’s …

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Dec 20 2015

Stay tuned to this station for further developments…

SpaceX Plans Launch, Landing on Sunday – UPDATED. Contrast to what I reported yesterday, the booster recovery will be attempted at Cape Canaveral. Launch time will be no earlier than 5:39 pm this afternoon, and I’ll be live-blogging the launch from about T-45 minutes through the recovery landing attempt. Launch weather looks to be 90% …

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Sep 28 2015

SpaceX Falcon 9 Full Thrust nears readiness for launch

Enhanced Falcon 9 Booster Raises Excitement, Concern, As Return to Flight Date Nears, likely in six to eight weeks. Last week in their test facility in MacGregor, they successfully conducted a 15 second static firing of the new and improved Falcon for the first time. They expect a 33% increase in thrust over the old …

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