SpaceX stated that it has confirmed to begin its launch as it reviewed data of a test the company made for customer. SpaceX said that it still had chance to launch on Friday. SpaceX takes two more days to launch and the company will come up with new launch date soon. The purpose of the mission might not be familiar. After few days, several news outlets confirmed that the flight known as Zuma would initiate a Northrop Grumman-made payload. The contractor had been assigned by the US Government to find a rocket and Northrop Grumman has chosen the Falcon 9. Northrop Grumman realizes about the importance of it and has taken care to ensure the affordable and lowest level of risk scenario for Zuma. Northrop Grumman has not released any information on the spacecraft. Already SpaceX has launched the payloads into orbit. Till now, Government office has not claimed the Zuma mission.
When the Falcon 9 flies, it will come and land at SpaceX’s landing zone 1 which is located at the Cape. It is highly possible for the company to make even 20 launches, if the new Falcon Heavy is upgraded and heavy lift version of the Falcon 9 flies before the New Year. As per the statement of SpaceX, it is confirmed about the launch of SpaceX as the data is reviewed. Now, it looks like SpaceX takes some time to be launched. The Company will introduce a new Launch Date as soon. Within few days, the purpose of the mission is going to be said famous.
SpaceX is set to launch its most private payload yet. A classified Government Satellite is built by defense contractor Northrop Grumman. It is still in doubt about the upcoming spacecraft. Zuma is scheduled to go into lower Earth orbit on top of a Falcon 9 rocket out of Cape Canaveral, Florida. After few days, news outlets gave confirmed news about the Flight Zuma.
It would launch a North Grumman-made payload. U.S. Government has assigned the Contractor to find a rocket for launch and Northrop Grumman picked the Falcon 9. Northrop Grumman realizes that this is the special responsibility and has taken care to ensure the most affordable and lowest risk scenario for Zuma. Lon Rains is the communication Director for Northrop. Northrop Grumman has not released complete information on the spacecraft. When the launch of SpaceX has completed, the Zuma mission was supposed to go on Wednesday inside a launch window from 8 PM to 10 PM. But SpaceX has changed the missions. As per the statement said in Wednesday, teams will use the extra day to conduct some additional mission assurance work in advance to the launch. Zuma marks the 17th mission of SpaceX in 2017. The new upgraded and lift version of Falcon 9 flies before the New Year. The live coverage of SpaceX starts before 15 minutes. It is still in doubt about the kind of spacecraft or which Government agency. The Zuma mission became public in October with the Federal Communications Commission.
Article by Abirami.