WATCH LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch

December 20, 2015 Blog, Featured

On Monday, Dec. 21, leading space startup, SpaceX, will launch an upgraded Falcon 9 rocket into Low Earth Orbit (LEO), deploying 11 ORBCOMM telecommunications satellites. SpaceX will then attempt a precision landing of the rocket’s first stage, which, if achieved, will revolutionize access to space, unlocking a new, accelerated chapter in human space exploration.

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2015 has been a year to remember in private spaceflight:

-Omnibus bill: NASA receives full funding for 2016 fiscal year

-CSLCA is signed into law, providing critical legislative clarity for the industry on important topics such as asteroid-mining rights and insurance protections

-Blue Origin successfully recovers New Shepard after sub-orbital flight

-SpaceX is certified by the U.S. Air Force to be one of only two launch providers for military satellites

-SpaceX wins NASA commercial crew contract worth $2.6 billion

…(just to name a few)

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