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  • Report: SpaceX Targets Feb. 6 Maiden Falcon Heavy Launch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: SpaceX Targets Feb. 6 Maiden Falcon Heavy Launch

    SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said the company aims to launch a heavy-lift variant of its  Falcon rocket at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida by Feb. 6, Spaceflight Now reported Sunday. The report noted SpaceX set a three-hour window beginning at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time for the Falcon Heavy liftoff from launch pad 39A. Falcon Heavy will carry a used Tesla-built Roadster sports […] More

  • SpaceX Completes Falcon Heavy Initial Static Fire Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SpaceX Completes Falcon Heavy Initial Static Fire Test

    SpaceX on Wednesday carried out the first static fire test of its Falcon Heavy rocket at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for its initial launch that CEO Elon Musk said could occur in a “week or so,“ Spaceflight Now reported Wednesday. The company conducted a hold-down firing test of the rocket's 27 Merlin 1D main engines […] More

  • SpaceX to Test, Launch Falcon Heavy Rocket at NASA Kennedy Space Center - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SpaceX to Test, Launch Falcon Heavy Rocket at NASA Kennedy Space Center

    SpaceX has positioned its first Falcon Heavy rocket vertically on a launch pad at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a test series, Spaceflight Now reported Thursday. The report said a team of SpaceX engineers are scheduled to conduct assessments such as fit-checks at pad 39A before they put the rocket’s 27 first stage engines through a […] More

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