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Spaceflight to launch first rideshare payloads on Spacex Starlink mission

Wednesday 24 June 2020 | 12:54 CET | News
US-based Spaceflight said it will launch two rideshare payloads aboard SpaceX's tenth Starlink mission. This will be the first SpaceX Starlink mission that will be accompanied by Spaceflight rideshare payloads. The ability to launch rideshare payloads aboard SpaceX Starlink missions provides smallsat customers with a new, reliable and routine launch option, the company said. Spaceflight's mission, which it dubbed SXRS-1 to signify its first rideshare with Starlink, will include two Earth-observation microsatellites for Spaceflight's customer BlackSky, a provider of geospatial intelligence,

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: SpaceX / Starlink
Countries: United States / World
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