Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

SpaceX conducts additional Falcon 9 improvements ahead of busy schedule | NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX engineers are busily processing the Falcon 9 fleet for a salvo of missions that will mark the company’s return from the CRS-7 failure. The replacement of helium bottle support struts – one of which is suspected to have caused the CRS-7 mishap in June – is being conducted alongside additional changes, as SpaceX prepare for up to four launches by the end of the year, starting with a preliminary RTF date of November 1.

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