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Weekly House Recap: July 31

Weekly House Recap: July 31


Listed below are among the tales you will have missed previously week. The primary week of August 2023 featured developments from the SpaceX Starship program, Falcon Heavy to Rocket Lab’s points launching Electron.

Falcon Heavy launches heaviest GTO Satellite tv for pc – The triple core heavy-lift rocket launched a 9,200-kg communications satellite tv for pc to geostationary switch orbit. The 2 aspect booster efficiently landed again at LZ 1 & 2 and will likely be used on a future Falcon Heavy mission.

Final launch of Antares – Antares efficiently launched from Launch Pad 0 on the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on August 2nd, sending the S.S. Laurel Clark Cygnus resupply spacecraft to the Worldwide House Station and was berthed to the orbiting outpost on August 4th.

Rocket Lab launch abort – Rocket Lab has been operating into a number of points launching their subsequent mission, ‘We Love the Nightlife,’ the primary try was aborted on the final second because of low igniter strain on a Rutherford engine, and their subsequent try was aborted with simply over 20 minutes earlier than launch because of “out of household sensor information.” Electron will likely be rolled again for inspection.

Falcon 9 launches Intelsat satellite tv for pc – Falcon 9 Booster 1077 launched the Intelsat Galaxy-37/Horizons-4 satellite tv for pc into Geostationary Switch orbit. This marked the 52nd SpaceX launch of the 12 months between Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy.

NASA awarded Axiom an ISS go to – The 4th Axiom crewed mission will carry off from Launch Complicated 39A atop a Falcon 9 no sooner than August 2024.

NASA/SpaceX delay Crew 7 – The Crew 7 launch has been delayed to August twenty fifth to permit groups extra time to transition from the Falcon Heavy launch configuration at LC-39A to Falcon 9 with a Dragon capsule.

SpaceX Booster 9 performs static hearth – Following exams of the deluge system and spin prime check, SpaceX lit 33 Raptor engines, with 4 shutting down early throughout the 2.74-second check. Exterior of the shutdowns, every little thing gave the impression to be nominal for the check.

What do you suppose the spotlight of the week was?

This coming week appears to be one other busy one, together with a Starlink launch later tonight!

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