News Archive / Tagged: SES-10
Twice-launched Falcon 9 first stage returned to Port CanaveralBart LeahyApril 4th, 2017
PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. — Just before 7 a.m. EDT (11:00 GMT) Tuesday, April 4, 2017, SpaceX’s Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship "Of Course I Still Love You" entered the port carrying the first successfully reflown first stage of an orbital-class rocket, the Falcon 9.
Photo Gallery: SpaceX launches SES-10 on previously flown Falcon 9Derek RichardsonApril 2nd, 2017
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — On March 30, 2017, SpaceX once again made history. From Launch Complex 39A, the 15-year-old NewSpace company accomplished what many in the space industry thought was impossible, flying a previously flown orbital-class rocket.
The game has changed! SES-10 mission redefines space flightJason RhianMarch 30th, 2017
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Up until now, Hawthorne, California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has only recovered first stages from missions it has sent aloft. That all changed at 6:27 p.m. EDT (22:27 GMT) March 30, 2017, when the company reused a first stage that had been used to fly a previous mission.
SFI LIVE: Launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 with SES-10Jason RhianMarch 30th, 2017
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- SpaceX has a pre-flown Falcon 9 (FT) rocket poised for launch from KSC's Launch Complex 39A in Florida. This evening's launch window is currently slated to open at 6:27 p.m. ET (22:27 GMT) and extend some two and a half hours. SFI LIVE, the only space news outlet to provide you with hosted live coverage from the launch site will begin at 6 p.m.
‘Flight-proven’ Falcon 9 set to launch SES-10 satelliteDerek RichardsonMarch 28th, 2017
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX is about to fly a milestone mission with the first launch of a “flight-proven” Falcon 9 rocket. After a successful static fire test, the company is targeting a liftoff at the opening of a 2.5-hour window at 6 p.m. EDT (22:00 GMT) Thursday, March 30, 2017.
Pre-flight static fire test performed on flight-proven Falcon 9Derek RichardsonMarch 27th, 2017
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX performed its customary pre-flight static fire test on the Falcon 9 rocket intended to send the SES-10 satellite to space. The mid-afternoon evaluation took place at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A.
Flight-proven Falcon 9 with SES-10 scheduled for NET March 29Derek RichardsonMarch 21st, 2017
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX’s first launch using a recovered Falcon 9 first stage will now take place no earlier than March 29, 2017. The two-day postponement of the SES-10 mission was due to range availability.
First SpaceX Falcon 9 scheduled to be re-flown tested at McGregorDerek RichardsonFebruary 6th, 2017
SpaceX recently tested the previously-flown Falcon 9 first stage assigned to send the SES-10 communications satellite into space. That mission will mark the first time the company has re-flown one of its recovered boosters.
SES-10 confirmed to launch on previously-flown Falcon 9Derek RichardsonAugust 30th, 2016
Luxembourg-based SES has reached an agreement with SpaceX to be the first customer to launch a satellite on one of the NewSpace company’s recovered Falcon 9 rockets. The payload is expected to be SES-10 and occur sometime in the last quarter of 2016.