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Launch of BulgariaSat-1 kicks off busy weekend for SpaceXJason RhianJune 23rd, 2017
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Perhaps the best word to use to describe the launch tempo for Hawthorne, California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) would be: relentless. With a mission launching about every two or three weeks from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A, the flight of the Bulgariasat-1 mission on Friday, June 23, only served to underscore that theme.
SFI Live: Launch of Bulgariasat-1 on SpaceX Falcon 9Jason RhianJune 23rd, 2017
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- SpaceX is set to launch Bulgaria's first satellite atop one of their Falcon 9 rockets from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Bulgarisat-1 is poised to liftoff at 2:10 p.m. EDT (18:10 GMT) from Launch Complex 39A. SpaceFlight Insider's exclusive live webcast will begin at 12:45 p.m. EDT (16:45 GMT).
Launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 with Bulgariasat-1 delayed to NET Friday, June 23Jason RhianJune 18th, 2017
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The launch of Bulgaria's first satellite has been delayed to no-earlier-than Friday, June 23, due to the need by SpaceX to replace a fairing valve on the rocket. The mission was set to launch on June 19 from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A in Florida.
SpaceX to loft first Bulgarian geostationary satelliteDerek RichardsonJune 18th, 2017
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — When SpaceX launches its second “flight-proven” Falcon 9 rocket, it will be sending Bulgaria’s first geostationary communications satellite into space. Liftoff is currently slated for the beginning of a two-hour launch window opening at 2:10 p.m. EDT (18:10 GMT) on June 19 from Launch Complex 39A.
Hotfire test performed on next ‘flight-proven’ Falcon 9 boosterDerek RichardsonJune 15th, 2017
White plumes and a brief flash of flame from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket announced another static fire test in advance of another upcoming launch by the NewSpace company, a mission that will send the BulgariaSat-1 communications satellite into space.
‘Flight-proven’ Falcon 9 to launch BulgariaSat-1 June 17Derek RichardsonJune 8th, 2017
Keeping up with its current launch pace of once every two weeks or so, SpaceX announced it was targeting June 17, 2017, for the launch of BulgariaSat-1. Liftoff is slated for the beginning of a two-hour window opening at 2:20 p.m. EDT (18:10 GMT) at Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) in Florida.