Bits and Pieces of Falcon 9 Rocket return to Port after failed Drone Ship Landing

Bits and pieces of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket returned to port Saturday night aboard the company’s Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship after last Wednesday’s “Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly” of the first stage upon landing.

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Pair of Communication Satellites orbited by Falcon 9, First Stage Landing ends in Blaze of Fire

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocketed off from its Florida Space Coast Launch Pad on Wednesday, propelling a pair of stacked satellites into Geostationary Transfer Orbit and conducting another high-speed landing attempt of its first stage.

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Falcon 9 cleared for Dual-Payload Mission, First Stage Landing Attempt

SpaceX cleared their Falcon 9 for liftoff from Cape Canaveral on Wednesday to deliver a pair of communications satellites to Geostationary Transfer Orbit, marking Falcon’s third GTO mission in a row and the third launch in a period of under six weeks.

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Video: Nighttime Ariane 5 Launch with Eutelsat Satellite

An Ariane 5 rocket blasts off from the Guiana Space Center in the dark of night on Wednesday, racing into the skies over its equatorial launch site to deliver the Eutelsat 65 West A satellite to Geostationary Transfer Orbit in the launcher’s second single-payload mission of the year.

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Proton thunders off on Overnight Mission, lifting Eutelsat 9B Data Highway Satellite to Orbit

A Russian Proton rocket raced into the night skies over the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Friday, embarking on a long overnight mission to deliver the Eutelsat 9B communications satellite to Geostationary Transfer Orbit.

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Eutelsat signs Multi-Launch Deal with ILS Proton, switches to single-payload Ariane 5 Launch

Commercial Satellite operator Eutelsat has signed a multi-launch agreement with International Launch Services, acquiring slots on Proton rockets for the period of 2016 to 2023, and signed with Arianespace for a rare single-payload launch atop the powerful Ariane 5 rocket in early 2016.

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