January 29, 2023

SpaceX launches heaviest payload on Falcon 9 rocket

January 26, 2023

A Falcon 9 rocket thundered off a launch pad at Cape Canaveral before dawn Thursday with another batch of 56 Starlink satellites, setting a record for the heaviest payload ever launched on a SpaceX rocket at more than 38,000 pounds.

Rocket Lab primed for busy year after first launch from Virginia

January 24, 2023

Rocket Lab’s first mission from a launch pad in Virginia delivered three small commercial satellites into orbit Tuesday night, starting what the company hopes will be a banner year with at least 15 flights from the new U.S. launch site and a spaceport in New Zealand.

Live coverage: Rocket Lab launches first mission from Virginia

January 24, 2023

Rocket Lab launched its first mission from a new launch site in Virginia Tuesday. The company’s small satellite launcher took off from Virginia’s Eastern Shore at 6 p.m. EST (2300 GMT), carrying three small commercial satellites into orbit for HawkEye 360.

SpaceX delivers GPS satellite to 12,000-mile-high orbit

January 18, 2023

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket just after sunrise Wednesday from Cape Canaveral, hauling a GPS navigation satellite into orbit to replace an aging 16-year-old spacecraft in the global positioning network trusted to guide everything from military weapons to civilian commuters.

GPS navigation satellite set for launch on SpaceX rocket

January 17, 2023

SpaceX’s second launch for the U.S. military in three days is set to blast off from Florida and deliver a GPS navigation satellite into orbit Wednesday, reinforcing the global positioning and timing network as four more GPS spacecraft are in storage at a Lockheed Martin factory in Colorado to be launched as needed over the next few years.

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