News Archive / Tagged: Spacecom
Spacecom’s faith in SpaceX remains solid in lead up to AMOS-17 launchJason RhianAugust 1st, 2019
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLa. -- SpaceX might be based out of California, but the NewSpace company is making its presence known in Florida. An upcoming flight could serve as a renewal of sorts for a relationship with one of the company's clients.
Spacecom selects SpaceX to launch Amos-17 using credits from loss of Amos-6Curt GodwinOctober 30th, 2017
Israeli satellite operator Spacecom is calling in its credit with SpaceX to launch the Amos-17 telecommunications satellite, tentatively scheduled for liftoff in 2019. The credit is from fees that the company had already paid SpaceX for the launch of Amos-6 but was "refunded" to the satellite operator after the loss of the satellite in a pad incident on September 1, 2016.
Falcon 9 explosion could be ‘most difficult and complex failure’ in SpaceX historyEric ShearSeptember 10th, 2016
It has been over a week since the Sept. 1 launch pad explosion that destroyed both the Falcon 9 rocket and the $200 million Amos-6 satellite. In that time, SpaceX has shed few details about what exactly happened. In a Sept. 9 post on Twitter, the company CEO and founder, Elon Musk, said the failure could be "the most difficult and complex" the NewSpace firm has had to deal with in 14 years.
Spacecom to claim compensation from IAI, SpaceX for Amos-6 lossDerek RichardsonSeptember 4th, 2016
Spacecom, owner of the Amos-6 satellite that was destroyed in the Sept. 1 pad explosion along with SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket tasked with lofting it into orbit, is preparing to claim compensation from the satellite's manufacturer, Israel Aerospace Industries, as well as SpaceX.