SpaceX wants to launch in november to resume
SpaceX wants in november, starting with the launch of his rockets after a rocket from the company earlier this month exploded during a test at the baikonur Cape Canaveral in Florida.
SpaceX thinks in a total of three months need to have that adversity to handle, said ceo Gwynne Shotwell of the company during a conference for the satellietindustrie, reports Reuters.
It is unclear whether SpaceX in the design of his Falcon 9 rocket will be reviewed. The explosion took place during a routinetest around the refueling of the rocket.
SpaceX ceo Elon Musk tweeted recently that the fireball “the most difficult and most complex” error of SpaceX in its fourteen years of existence.
Video: Explosion rocket SpaceX captured
It is not known how much damage the explosion exactly has been done at Cape Canaveral, though it is in any case a satellite of an Israeli company destroyed. That company demands a compensation of 50 million dollars, or a free flight for a replacement rocket. Also Facebook had a satellite aboard the SpaceX-rocket.
According to a source from Reuters is SpaceX, a Falcon 9 rocket launch, before other missiles are discussed. Would rather the next launch correctly the debut of the Falcon Heavy, a larger rocket with three times as many engines. That flight is probably delayed to early 2017.
In total, SpaceX already have contracts for 70 missions with a value of over $ 10 billion. The Falcon 9 flew 27 times with success for the explosion of two weeks ago.