Advertisement
Categories: Unknown Location

SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | SXM-8

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket as part of the SXM-8 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on July 1, 2020 00:00:00 UTC from Unknown Pad, Unknown Location. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Falcon 9 Block 5 and experience the excitement for yourself.

View All Launch Details >

SXM-8

SXM-8 is a large high power broadcasting satellite for SiriusXM’s digital audio radio service (DARS).

Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) got in July 2016 the contract to build the two satellites based on their SSL-1300 bus – SXM-7 and SXM-8. Both operate in the S-band spectrum. Each satellite will generate more than 20-kW of power and will have a large unfurlable antenna reflector, which enables broadcast to radios without the need for large dish-type antennas on the ground.

SXM-8 is meant to replace the XM-4 satellite.

This post was last modified on April 7, 2020 9:15 pm

Upcoming Rocket Launches

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) | Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-16

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) is scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1a rocket as part of the Soyuz MS-16 mission.… View Rocket Launch Details

59 seconds ago

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | Long March 3B | Nusantara Dua

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation is scheduled to launch a Long March 3B rocket as part of the Nusantara… View Rocket Launch Details

59 seconds ago

ExPace | Kuaizhou-1A | Xingyun-2 01, 02

ExPace is scheduled to launch a Kuaizhou-1A rocket as part of the Xingyun-2 01, 02 mission. The launch window for… View Rocket Launch Details

59 seconds ago

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) | Soyuz 2.1a | Progress MS-14 (75P)

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) is scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1a rocket as part of the Progress MS-14 (75P)… View Rocket Launch Details

59 seconds ago

Virgin Orbit | LauncherOne | Test Flight

Virgin Orbit is scheduled to launch a LauncherOne rocket as part of the Test Flight mission. The launch window for… View Rocket Launch Details

58 seconds ago

SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | SAOCOM 1B

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket as part of the SAOCOM 1B mission. The launch… View Rocket Launch Details

59 seconds ago