First of three radar remote sensing satellite built by Airbus for the German military.
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B1071 successfully touched down at Landing Zone 4 after its third mission.Result: Successful Return to Launch Site landing at Landing Zone 4.
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A four-ton radar observation satellite for the German military soared into orbit Saturday from California on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, beginning a 10-year mission to collect all-weather reconnaissance imagery.
Germany’s SARah-1 military radar Earth observation satellite launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base on Saturday. The launch, which was the 25th flight of the Falcon 9 this year, occurred at 7:19 AM PDT (1…
The first satellite in a billion-dollar program to provide the German military with improved radar surveillance imagery from space is set to rocket into a polar orbit Saturday from California’s Central Coast on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.