Falcon 9 Lifts Off With Canada’s Radarsat Constellation

Credit: Second satellite deployment: SpaceX
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, recycled after a March flight to send a Crew Dragon capsule on a test run to the International Space Station, lifted off again on June 12 with a trio of radar-bearing Earth observation satellites for the Canadian Space Agency. The 229-ft. (70-m) rocket lifted off from a fog...
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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