SpaceX Transporter-2 mission shows promise and challenges of mass rideshares

An artist's impression of the Exolaunch's Fingerspitzengefühl satellites deployment into orbit from the SpaceX Transporter-2 mission. Credit: Exolaunch.

As SpaceX gets set to launch Transporter-2 early Friday evening, this second SpaceX mass rideshare is showing the promise of regularly scheduled missions, but does come with some challenges. Oh, and there's lot of innovative technology being launched.

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About Marc Boucher

Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive Inc. Boucher has 20 years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 28 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.