September 30, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 1/22/2014

"Spacecraft are getting more expensive."

-- Martin Halliwell, CTO of SES

“At least we still have a satellite,” said Martin Halliwell, CTO of SES, somewhat ruefully, after the first of two launch scrubs of the company’s SES 8 satellite. While he has attended more than 20 launches in his career, this one was different. “The entire commercial space flight world is looking to see the success of this flight,” he said the day before the first launch attempt. What was special about this particular launch was the provider: an 11-year-old company attempting to break through the commercial satellite launch market. The SES 8 launch marked the first time SpaceX launched a commercial satellite into geosynchronous orbit.

Read more at Satellite Today.

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