SpaceX SES-11 – Echostar 105 Launch info

UPDATE: Successful Launch, landing and satellite deployments

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Hot Grid Fins on first stage return and landing

SES-11/Echostar 105 – Oct 11th

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This is a reflight: Falcon 9’s first stage for the EchoStar 105/SES-11 mission previously supported SpaceX’s 10th resupply mission to the International Space Station (CRS-10) in February of this year.

Launch Date: Wednesday, October 11 at 6:53 p.m. EDT, or 22:53 UTC
Launch Site: LC-39A Kennedy Space Center Florida
Payload: SES-11, Echostar 105
Landing: YES – On “Of Course I Still Love You”

Live Broadcast: SpaceX Webcast

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Info on Upcoming Launches

UPDATES IRIDIUM-3: Successful Launch, landing of 1st stage in the dark on “Just read the Instructions” and Satellites deployed.

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IRIDIUM -3 – Oct 9th

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Launch Date: Oct. 9th 5:37 PDT (2:37 Eastern) 12:37 UTC
Launch Site: SLC-4E Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA
Payload: Iridium NEXT Sat
Landing: YES – On “Just read the Instructions”

Live Broadcast: SpaceX Webcast

SES-11/Echostar 105 – Oct 11th

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Launch Date: Wednesday, October 11 at 6:53 p.m. EDT, or 22:53 UTC
Launch Site: LC-39A Kennedy Space Center Florida
Payload: SES-11, Echostar 105
Landing: YES – On “Of Course I Still Love You”

Live Broadcast: SpaceX Webcast

 

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SpaceX: New videos and presentation

Presentation at International Astronautical Congress (IAC). Possible cargo landing on Mars by 2022 and crew/cargo 2024.

…and the new Earth to Earth concept

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Lockheed Martin Mars Lander

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Nice presentation.

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NROL-42 Atlas Paper model

 

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AXM has a nice paper model of this Atlas V mission.

Click here to go to AXM’s site and download

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Evel Knievel’s SkyCycle-X2 in 3D animation

Nice new little 3D break down of the SkyCycle-X2

And of course click here the actual flight back in 1973 from a Discovery Channel documentary

Ultimate Paper Rocket Guide : Build your own SkyCycle-X2    Page 1Page 2

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SpaceX: How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster

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