11 next generation Orbcomm-2 F satellites will be launched into Low Earth Orbit to enhance Orbcommâ€™s existing M2M network. The satellites will feature larger message and better performance, as well as providing better global coverage. Each of the new second generation satellites will be equivalent to 6 first generation craft.
The Full Thrust variants first stage includes all systems necessary for an operational re-use of stages while the second stage is operated as an expendable rocket stage.See Falcon Details
First successful landing of a Falcon 9 first stage when it touched down at LZ-1.Result: Successful Return to Launch Site landing at Landing Zone 1.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.INFO WIKI