Falcon 9 and 143 spacecraft are vertical on pad 40 ahead of tomorrow’s launch of the Transporter-1 mission, the first dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission; SpaceX's 42-minute launch window opens at 9:40 a.m. and weather is 60% favorable →
Two CubeSat missions – one to develop the next generation of communication & navigation tech and one to demonstrate a new water-based propulsion system – will launch and deploy to low-Earth orbit aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9 🚀 on Jan. 23. About the SmallSats:
The Green Run hot fire test sought to acquire test data to support 23 verification objectives, which are used to certify the @NASA_SLS rocket’s core stage design.
Preliminary assessment indicates that acquired data met the goals for several objectives.
#ParkerSolarProbe has sent a good status signal after its 7th solar flyby this weekend! ✅ The geometry of this orbit gave scientists the chance to make coordinated observations of the Sun & its effects with other spacecraft and Earth-based observatories.
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