Live coverage: Soyuz launches with 38 satellites
Soyuz rocket with special paint scheme rolls out to Baikonur launch pad
SpaceX smashes record with launch of 143 small satellites
Falcon 9 launch timeline on the Transporter-1 mission
Live coverage: SpaceX launches rideshare mission on Falcon 9 rocket
SpaceX launched the first in a series of small satellite rideshare missions Sunday from Cape Canaveral, providing transportation for 143 U.S. and international spacecraft to low Earth orbit, a record number of satellites on a single flight. Liftoff occurred at 10 a.m. EST (1500 GMT) Sunday after bad weather forced SpaceX to scrub a launch attempt Saturday morning.
On-board camera replay of PSLV’s deployment of 31 smallsats
Indian rocket launches 31 satellites
India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle lifted off Thursday and deployed in orbit a hyperspectral Earth-imaging satellite designed to assess vegetation, soil conditions and pollution in rich detail, then maneuvered to a lower altitude to release 30 more smallsats, including reinforcements for Planet and Spire’s commercial Earth-observing constellations.