SpaceX Primed to Launch Second AsiaSat Mission in Three Weeks

The AsiaSat-6 payload undergoes final processing, ahead of its launch on Tuesday, 26 August. Photo Credit: AsiaSat

Three weeks after launching the AsiaSat-8 communications satellite, SpaceX is primed to deliver its sibling, AsiaSat-6, into geostationary transfer orbit at an altitude of 22,236 miles (35,786 km) on Wednesday, 27 August. The Hawthorne, Calif.-based launch services […]

SpaceX Prepares to Score Two 'Personal Bests' With AsiaSat-8 Launch

The AsiaSat-8 payload undergoes Compact Antenna Test Range (CATR) testing earlier this year. Photo Credit: AsiaSat

Close to a quarter-century of powerful geostationary communications capability for southern and southeastern Asia, together with China, India, and parts of the Middle East, is set to continue with the planned launch of SpaceX’s sixth Falcon 9 v1.1 […]

SpaceX To Launch AsiaSat 6 and AsiaSat 8 in 2014

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket stands at the company’s launch site in Cape Canaveral Florida. Commercial launches represent over 60 percent of SpaceX’s upcoming missions. Photo Credit: SpaceX

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket stands at the company’s launch site in Cape Canaveral Florida. Commercial launches represent over 60 percent of SpaceX’s upcoming missions. Photo Credit: SpaceX

 

Commercial Launches Now Represent Over 60 Percent of SpaceX’s Manifest

Hawthorne, CA / Hong Kong, February 8th, 2012 – Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), the world’s fastest […]