News Archive / Tagged: Bangabandhu-1
GALLERY: SpaceX launches Bangabandhu-1 atop Block 5 Falcon 9Derek RichardsonMay 13th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — With the Bangabandhu-1 satellite encapsulated on top, SpaceX launched its Block 5 Falcon 9 rocket into space. The company calls this the last major upgrade of the vehicle that first debuted in 2010.
Block 5 Falcon 9 roars spaceward with Bangabandhu-1 satelliteDerek RichardsonMay 11th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — In the sunny afternoon skies of Florida, SpaceX launched what it calls the final major upgrade of its Falcon 9—the Block 5. The rocket’s mission was to send the Bangabandhu-1 geostationary communications satellite into orbit for the country of Bangladesh.
SFI Live: Launch of Bangabandhu-1 on SpaceX’s Block 5 Falcon 9Derek RichardsonMay 11th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- SpaceX is set to launch the Block 5 version of its Falcon 9 rocket today, May 11, 2018. Join Jim Siegel as he hosts SpaceFlight Insider's LIVE COVERAGE webcast leading up to the launch window, which opens at 4:14 p.m. EDT (20:14 GMT). This is the company's second attempt to get the vehicle off the ground and into space.
Block 5 Falcon 9 debut launch set for May 10Derek RichardsonMay 9th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After a successful static fire test last week, SpaceX has set May 10, 2018, for the first flight of the Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket. The booster is scheduled to send the Bangabandhu-1 geostationary communications satellite into orbit.
VIDEO: SpaceX performs static fire test on Block 5 Falcon 9Derek RichardsonMay 4th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX performed a static fire test on the Falcon 9 that will send the Bangabandhu-1 communications satellite into space. This is also the first Block 5 version of the rocket.
Block 5 Falcon 9 rolled to launch pad for static fire testDerek RichardsonMay 4th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The first Block 5 variant of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket has been rolled up the ramp at Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A in preparation for a static fire test as part of the launch campaign for the Bangabandhu-1 mission.