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SpaceX Falcon 9 Flight Gets FAA Nod, Launch Of 10 Iridium Satellites Confirmed For Jan. 9

Fri Jan 06 20:04:47 EST 2017 | International Business Times
It is finally confirmed. After a four-month gap, SpaceX has received the all-clear to resume flights starting Jan. 9, when a Falcon 9 rocket launch is scheduled to carry 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into low Earth orbit. The private companies were both talking about the upcoming launch Thursday, but there was a regulatory hitch: the Federal Aviation Administration had yet to officially sign off on the launch. After a Falcon 9 rocket exploded during refueling Sept. 1 on SpaceX’s Cape Canaveral laun..

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It is finally confirmed. After a four-month gap, SpaceX has received the all-clear to resume flights starting Jan. 9, when a Falcon 9 rocket launch is scheduled to carry 10 Iridium..
Elon Musk’s SpaceX announced Monday it had identified the cause of the Sept. 1 rocket explosion, and that it seeks to resume launches Jan. 8 — pending approval from the Federal Avi..
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ABOVE VIDEO: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the pad during a static test firing on Sept. 1, 2016 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Sation. (USLaunchReport ..
Private commercial space launch company SpaceX has been beset with troubles ever since the Sept.1 explosion of a Falcon 9 rocket on its launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The E..
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SpaceX’s first rocket launch since August has been pushed back to January 14th, due to rain and heavy winds that are expected near the launch site in California over the next week...
SpaceX will officially resume launching of Falcon spacecraft on January 8. The company will use revised operational practices developed in response to an accident that occurre..
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LEESBURG, VA (WUSA9) - The Satellite Network Operations Center at Iridium is rehearsing for a new satellite to be launched on a SpaceX rocket that will start replacing an aging com..
LEESBURG, VA (WUSA9) - The Satellite Network Operations Center at Iridium is rehearsing for a new satellite to be launched on a SpaceX rocket that will start replacing an aging com..
Iridium Communications was very forgiving after SpaceX's Falcon 9 exploded last September 2016. Now, the company wants SpaceX to get it right. Because the January Falcon 9 relaunch..
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. —  Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to resume flying rockets next week following an investigation into why one of them burst into flames on a launch pad four mont..
SpaceX is aiming to return to flight on January 8th, as the company has officially determined what caused one of its Falcon 9 rockets to explode on a Florida launch pad this past S..
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to resume flying rockets next week following an investigation into why one of them burst into flames on a l..
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has delayed a planned return to flight for another week owing to bad weather and predictions of continuing storms around a central ..
SpaceX is ready to give Falcon 9 another shot at launching into space from the Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1:22 p.m E.T. on Jan. 9. The company initially announced plans for ..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to resume flying rockets next week following an investigation into why one of them burst into flames on a launch pad four months ago, ..
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SpaceX is ready for the Falcon 9 relaunch, which could push through this Sunday. Elon Musk and his space company are just waiting for the approval of the Federal Aviation Administr..
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - SpaceX is pushing back its next rocket launch because of high winds and rain at its launch site in California. SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, which was scheduled t..
HAWTHORNE, Calif., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- SpaceX's planned rocket launch was delayed five days until Jan. 14 because of bad weather. The launch was originally scheduled for 10:22 a.m. Mon..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket company has been cleared to resume flying following a launch pad explosion four months ago, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration ..
SpaceX postponed a scheduled launch of its Falcon 9 rocket Sunday because of high winds and rain at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch would have been the company..
HAWTHORNE, Calif., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- SpaceX has identified the anomaly responsible for the explosion of its Falcon 9 rocket on Sept. 1, 2016, and is now ready to resume its launch sc..
ABOVE VIDEO: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the pad during a static test firing on Sept. 1, 2016 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Sation. (USLaunchReport ..
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. is preparing to resume rocket launches on Jan. 8, according to industry officials, using revised operational procedu..
It looks like fans of SpaceX would have to wait a little longer to see the space company's first Falcon 9 rocket launch since August 2016. SpaceX postponed a planned Jan. 9 liftoff..
Elon Musk plans to put a spacecraft into Earth’s orbit for the first time since an explosion destroyed one of his SpaceX rockets four months ago. Musk’s company SpaceX will put 10 ..
ABOVE VIDEO: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the pad during a static test firing on Sept. 1, 2016 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Sation. (USLaunchReport ..
SpaceX, the commercial space transport company started by billionaire Elon Musk, has had its fair share of ups and downs this year. After successfully launching and landing its Fal..