SSO-A Launch Confirmed for Today at 18:32 UTC

Over on twitter, SpaceX has just announced that the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SSO-A mission has gone fully vertical as of last night. The weater and conditions remain acceptable for todays launch window at 18:32 UTC. Falcon 9 and Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express went vertical last night on SpaceX’s California launch pad at Vandenberg […]

SSO-A Launch Rescheduled for December 2nd

Yesterday on Twitter, SpaceX has announced they are now targeting December 2nd for the Sun-Synchronous Orbit A spaceflight mission which was originally scheduled for November 19th, postponed for further preflight inspection, and then postponed again after being rescheduled for November 28th for high altitude wind issues. Lets all hope for a perfect launch window and […]

UPDATE: SSO-A launch postponed…AGAIN!

UPDATE: The launch window that was rescheduled for November 28th has been postponed again due to high altitude winds. Wednesday’s launch attempt of Spaceflight SSO-A from Vandenberg Air Force Base is currently no-go due to extreme high-altitude winds that violate Range requirements. Vehicle and payloads are healthy. We will announce a new launch date once […]

SSO-A SmallSat Express Mission Scheduled for November 19

The Seattle, Washington based company Spaceflight Industries has finalized it’s launch plans for their first ever Sun-Synchronous orbit spaceflight aboard a Falcon 9 rocket this month next Monday. This launch consists entirely of non-commercial spacecraft that are all sharing the ride to be launched into their own orbits—Many of which are carrying amateur radio payloads.