Almost immediately after SpaceX’s catastrophic Falcon 9 rocket explosion in September, people started wondering when Elon Musk’s private spaceflight company would fly again.
Now, we finally have an answer.
According to an update released Wednesday, SpaceX is planning to launch its first mission since the mishap in January, after completing its investigation into the accident.
“We are finalizing the investigation into our Sept. 1 anomaly and are working to complete the final steps necessary to safely and reliably return to flight, now in early January with the launch of Iridium-1,” SpaceX said in the statement. Read more…