SpaceX Launches Transporter 7 Rideshare Mission Written 17 April 2023
Space News reported that SpaceX launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California a Falcon 9 on the Transporter-7 mission, carrying more than 50 satellites. Its largest payload was “the 800-kilogram IMECE imaging satellite built by Turkish research institute Tübitak Uzay.” Spaceflight Now reported the payload included “CubeSats, microsatellites, hosted payloads, and orbital transfer vehicles.”
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SpaceX launched Transporter-7, the company’s seventh dedicated smallsat rideshare program mission, atop a Falcon 9, Friday, April 14 at 11:48 p.m. PT, from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.