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Spaceflight Arranges Launch of 12 Satellites Aboard India’s PSLV C43

8 Nov 2018, 21:42 UTC
Spaceflight Arranges Launch of 12 Satellites Aboard India’s PSLV C43
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Rideshare launch service provider prepares payload integration for its seventh launch with India’s PSLV
SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2018 (Spaceflight PR) – Spaceflight, the leading satellite rideshare and mission management provider, today announced it will launch 12 spacecraft in November from India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). Payloads aboard the mission include Fleet Space Technologies’ Centauri I, Harris Corporation’s HSAT, Spire’s LEMUR satellites, and BlackSky’s Global-1 microsatellite.
‘In addition to securing capacity aboard the launch vehicle, Spaceflight executed the integration of most of the payloads at its Seattle integration facility. The payloads are currently en route to PSLV’s launch facility at India’s Satish Dhawan Space Center for a launch in late November.
“This is Spaceflight’s seventh launch with PSLV and following this mission, we will have sent 66 spacecraft to orbit aboard PSLV rockets,” said Curt Blake, president of Spaceflight. “We value our partnership with such a reliable launch vehicle provider. PSLV’s routine launches enable us to provide satellite developers access to space and meet the growing demand from the smallsat industry.”
Among the payloads aboard the mission is Fleet Space Technologies’ second satellite. The fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) company’s nanosatellite will establish a global network that will connect the ...

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