SpaceX successfully completes two Falcon 9 landings in one weekend

Posted on:27 Jun 2017 11:31:21
SpaceX successfully completes two Falcon 9 landings in one weekend
27 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • SpaceX successfully launched and landed the second Falcon 9 rocket in roughly 48 hours.

  • The technology, which requires aircraft to be equipped with certain equipment, is undergoing testing involving eight of the initial batch of Iridium NEXT satellites. 

  • The new satellites carry payloads for joint-venture Aerion’s space-based, real-time tracking and surveillance of aircraft around the globe, which has implications for efficiency, economy, and safety especially in remote airspace over the oceans. 



  • SpaceX successfully launched and landed the second Falcon 9 rocket in roughly 48 hours.

  • The technology, which requires aircraft to be equipped with certain equipment, is undergoing testing involving eight of the initial batch of Iridium NEXT satellites. 

  • The new satellites carry payloads for joint-venture Aerion’s space-based, real-time tracking and surveillance of aircraft around the globe, which has implications for efficiency, economy, and safety especially in remote airspace over the oceans. 


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