by Staff Writers
Hawthorne, CA (SPX) Sep 15, 2015
On Monday at this week's World Satellite Business Conference in Paris, France, SpaceX announced two new orders for Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launch vehicles.
The contracts include launch of a communications satellite for HISPASAT on a Falcon 9 and launch of the Saudi Arabian Arabsat 6A communications satellite on a Falcon Heavy.
"We are pleased to add these additional launches to our manifest," said Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO of SpaceX.
"The diversity of our missions and customers represents a strong endorsement of our capabilities and reflects SpaceX's efforts to provide a breadth of launch services to our growing customer base."
The above missions are expected to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida between late-2017 and 2018.
With these additions, SpaceX currently has over 60 missions on manifest representing over $7 billion under contract.
Launch Pad at Space-Travel.com
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