SpaceX Cuts Rideshare Broker Spaceflight From Manifests

Spaceflight’s Sherpa-LTC1 will no longer fly on SpaceX’s Transporter-4 rideshare mission.
Credit: Spaceflight
SpaceX has abruptly severed its long-standing relationship with customer Spaceflight Industries, which purchases rideshares and dedicated missions from launch service companies. In a March 18 email sent to an undisclosed number of Spaceflight employees and customers, SpaceX wrote, “For awareness, we...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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