SpaceX Bags the First Big-ticket Contract of $130 Million Military Launch for Falcon Heavy Rocket

Air Force awarded SpaceX, with a $130 million contract for the launch of its AFSPC – 52 satellite of the Air Force Space Command. SpaceX bagged its first classified big ticket launch contract for its rocket Falcon Heavy.  The launch to take place from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Falcon Heavy overcame the competition […]

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy to fly a classified military satellite wins the bid

Scheduled to launch in 2020, SpaceX won the bid worth $130 million to operate a classified Air Force satellite to space on its Falcon Heavy rocket. The information regarding the moon is not available except its name “AFSPC-52”.  One primary goal of organizing bids between the rocket companies for the launch is reducing government’s expenditure […]