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SiriusXM satellite rides SpaceX rocket into orbit

December 13, 2020

A hefty new satellite to beam SiriusXM radio programming across North America rode a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket into orbit Sunday from Cape Canaveral on course to replace an aging broadcast station launched more than 15 years ago.

SpaceX scrubs Falcon 9 launch attempt with SiriusXM satellite

December 11, 2020

SpaceX called off the planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket Friday at Cape Canaveral, halting the countdown less than a minute before liftoff to allow time to perform additional ground system checkouts before the mission’s next launch opportunity no earlier than Sunday.

Live coverage: SpaceX’s launches SiriusXM satellite

December 11, 2020

After calling a hold less than a minute before liftoff Friday, SpaceX launched the Maxar-built SXM 7 radio broadcasting satellite for SiriusXM Sunday. A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral at 12:30 p.m. EST (1730 GMT).

SpaceX plans to cap busy week with launch of satellite for SiriusXM

December 11, 2020

A massive radio broadcasting satellite for SiriusXM is set for liftoff Friday on top of a Falcon 9 rocket, punctuating a busy week for SpaceX that included the debut of a new-generation cargo ship for the International Space Station and a spectacular atmospheric test flight of a prototype rocket over South Texas.

Launch Log

November 9, 2020

This listing shows the completed space launches from spaceports around the globe in 2019, 2020 and 2021. Dates and times are given in Greenwich Mean Time. For earlier missions, see pages listing launches from 2004 through 2008, from 2009 through 2011, from 2012 through 2014, from 2015 through 2016, and from 2017 through 2018. 2021 April 9, 2021Soyuz • ISS 64S Launch time: 0742:41 GMT (3:42:41 a.m. EDT) Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan A Russian government Soyuz rocket launched the crewed Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft to the International Space Station with members of the next Expedition crew. The capsule will remain at the station for about six months, providing an escape pod for the residents. The rocket flew in the Soyuz-2.1a configuration. Read our full story. [April 9] April 7, 2021Falcon 9 • Starlink V1.0-L23 Launch time: 1634:18 GMT (12:34:18 p.m. EDT) Launch site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the 24th batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink V1.0-L23. Read our full

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