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Long delayed PAZ spacecraft for Hisdesat now to launch with SpaceX

Spanish government satellite operator, Hisdesat Strategic Services (Hisdesat), announced (8 March) that it has signed a launch contract with US company SpaceX, for a shared Falcon 9 launch near the end of 2017. Hisdesat originally had a contract – signed …

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US Air Force makes peace with SpaceX

After mediation, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has officially withdrawn its legal action against the US Air Force after being offered the chance to bid on more military launches. SpaceX had originally filed a law suit in April 2014 over the …

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SpaceX signs Falcon 9 v1.1 data sharing agreement with US Air Force and plans first stage reusability experiments

Elon Musk has given details of SpaceX’s plans for future reusability tests.  One of these will include a pre-splashdown retrofire of a first stage engine during a Falcon 9 v1.1 flight next year. The full story is here:

http://www.seradata.com/news/articles/spacex-reusability-trials-coming-soon-384057/

Meantime, SpaceX’s pursuit of …

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