SpaceX Update – ORBIT

By Keith Cowing
September 28, 2008
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SpaceX Update – ORBIT

It looks like the mission is a success with a nominal flight profile and payload separation into a nominal orbit.

“T+0:08:21 Falcon 1 reached orbital velocity, 5200 m/s – Nominal Second stage cut off (SECO) – Falcon 1 has made history as the first privately developed liquid fueled launch vehicle to achieve earth orbit!!!!!!”

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