SpaceX launches of Space Development Agency’s Tranche 0 mission

Published by NASASpaceflight on 08/31/2023 UTC

Following two scrubs, SpaceX launched on the third attempt with a batch of 13 communications and missile tracking satellites from Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Space Force Base on the Tranche 0 Flight 2 mission for the Space Development Agency (SDA) on Friday. An issue with engine 4 scrubbed the first attempt, with a ground valve issue scrubbing Friday’s attempt.

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