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Video: The hits keep coming from SpaceXJason RhianAugust 7th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Another week, another launch. That is what it is getting to be like for SpaceX. On Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 the NewSpace company once more carried out a flight of its highly-successful Falcon 9 rocket.
Gallery: SpaceX launches Falcon 9 with Merah PutihJason RhianAugust 7th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- At 1:18 a.m. EDT (5:18 GMT) on August 7, 2018 SpaceX carried out its fifteenth launch of of the year. The payload on this flight was the Merah Putih telecommunications satellite which was sent to a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) via a Falcon 9 rocket. The flight was carried out from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 40 located in Florida.
1st reflown Block 5 Falcon 9 sends ‘Merah Putih’ into orbitJason RhianAugust 7th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — With five months still left in 2018, SpaceX is continuing its rapid-fire launch rate. The flight of the Merah Putih satellite, using a previously-flown Block 5 Falcon 9, means the company is one step closer to redefining the notion of how frequently flights to space can be carried out.
Merah Putih poised to bring SpaceX’s launch tempo to almost two per monthJason RhianAugust 5th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- SpaceX is planning to launch its fifteenth mission of the year on Tuesday, Aug. 7. As has been the case with several of the flights successfully carried out in 2018, this week's planned launch is set to send a communications satellite to orbit.