Germany’s next three radar reconnaissance satellites will be launched by SpaceX’s Falcon 9.


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The competition heats up: Germany’s next three radar reconnaissance satellites will be launched by SpaceX’s Falcon 9.

Note that Germany chose SpaceX over Ariane 5, even though Germany is a partner in Arianespace.

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  • joe

    Very cool, when they launch these satellites, do they optimize for the payload or are they a one size fits all for a given weight range, my guess is that they are custom built for each launch, elementary questions.

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