Tag Archives: Falcon Heavy

Kennedy Space Center Officials Review Proposed SpaceX Expansion

Officials from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center have reviewed SpaceX’s proposal to expand its facilities in the spaceport to support more rocket refurbishments and other operations, Spaceflight Now reported Monday. KSC officials stated in an environmental assessment that the Hawthorne, Calif.-based firm’s expansion would include sites for booster and fairing processing, storage, …

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General Atomics’ Multi-Payload Demonstration Satellite Completes Pre-Flight Test

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has concluded pre-flight and full system tests of a satellite built to host multiple technology payloads for on-orbit demonstration. The company said Monday its Orbital Test Bed will launch onboard the SpaceX-built Falcon Heavy rocket as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s Space Technology Program. OTB will carry a …

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General Atomics to feature Orbital Test Bed model at 34th Space Symposium

General Atomics has announced its electromagnetic systems business will showcase a new spacecraft model designed to host technology payloads for demonstration. The company said Wednesday GA-EMS will exhibit the Orbital Test Bed along with other satellite and space system offerings at the 34th Space Symposium scheduled to take place in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from …

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