Spaceflight Inc. Launch Cadence Accelerates with Upcoming Electron and PSLV Missions to Expand Constellations17 Oct 2020, 09:45 UTC
Kleos Scouting Mission (Credit: Kleos Space)
Rideshare provider to deploy nine spacecraft for customers Canon Electronics, Kleos Space and Spire on next two missions
SEATTLE – October 14, 2020 – Spaceflight Inc., the leading satellite rideshare and mission management provider, today announced it will execute two launches on two different continents in a matter of weeks; one aboard a Rocket Lab Electron and the other on NewSpace India Limited’s (NSIL) PSLV. For both missions, Spaceflight arranged the launch and is providing mission management and rideshare integration services for its customers Canon Electronics, Kleos Space and Spire.
“2020 presented unprecedented challenges for the space industry, but we are excited to see our launch cadence pick up as we support the launch of nine customer payloads,” said Curt Blake, CEO and president of Spaceflight. “With the majority of launches disrupted by the pandemic, the need for launch flexibility has never been more explicit. Teams around the world have been working tirelessly through these unpredictable challenges to ensure our customers achieve their business goals, and we’re excited to get these spacecraft on orbit.”
The next mission, dubbed RL-5 by Spaceflight and ‘In Focus’ by Rocket Lab, will launch from Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex ...