Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Private Launches Continue To Rise With Increased Payloads And Frequency

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 communications satellites

LOS ANGELES — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off successfully Sunday afternoon from Vandenberg Air Force Base's Western Range in California, carrying a payload of 10 commercial communications satellites in an important test of the company's ability to increase launch rates. The first stage of the Falcon 9 landed without incident on Space X's West…