SpaceX’s second Transporter mission is scheduled to raise off at 2:56 pm EDT, carrying 88 spacecraft on a southerly trajectory from Cape Canaveral House Pressure Station. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ]
SpaceX is making ready to launch its second devoted rideshare mission for its Falcon 9 rocket, named Transporter-2, from Cape Canaveral House Pressure Station on Tuesday afternoon.
The mission will carry a complete of 88 small satellites from a wide range of prospects, together with non-public corporations similar to ICEYE and Umbra, in addition to the US authorities’s House Improvement Company.
A part of the Division of Protection, the House Improvement Company seeks to advance the flexibility of the nation to get its satellites into area in a well timed and cost-efficient method. The company is launching 5 satellites on the Transporter-2 mission at a price of about $21 million.
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