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Robert Pearlman
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posted 09-28-2008 11:38 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Earlier this evening (September 28, 2008), SpaceX made history when its Falcon 1 became the first privately-developed, liquid-fueled launch vehicle to reach orbit.

The flight's press kit included the logo for the historic launch:

(Falcon 1, Flight 3's insignia included a tribute to Gordon Cooper.)

johntosullivan
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posted 01-05-2010 08:18 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for johntosullivan   Click Here to Email johntosullivan     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
There is a photo from today's Space X (Space Exploration Technologies) update showing a jacket festooned with five patches:

Robert Pearlman
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posted 06-02-2010 11:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

Falcon 9 First Flight insignia. (Higher resolution not available.) Credit: SpaceX

Robert Pearlman
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Falcon 9 First Flight official embroidered patch. Credit: SpaceX

Robert Pearlman
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Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) Demo Flight 1. Credit: SpaceX

benguttery
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posted 12-07-2010 08:34 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for benguttery   Click Here to Email benguttery     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
These emblems certainly have a different character than NASA-type patches. However, I can't describe how they are different. Anybody, perhaps an artist, have any ideas what it is?

Robert Pearlman
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posted 09-27-2013 01:17 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here is SpaceX's insignia for its first Falcon 9 launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., with the Canadian Space Agency's CASSIOPE satellite.

Robert Pearlman
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posted 01-05-2014 06:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here is SpaceX's insignia for its first Falcon 9 launch of 2014, set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station with the Thaicom 6 communications satellite.

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posted 05-08-2014 02:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here is SpaceX's insignia for its Falcon 9 launch of the ORBCOMM Generation 2 (OG2) Mission 1, set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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posted 08-02-2014 08:23 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here is SpaceX's insignia for its Falcon 9 launch of the AsiaSat 8 mission, set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Robert Pearlman
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Here is SpaceX's insignia for its Falcon 9 launch of the AsiaSat 6 mission, set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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posted 02-26-2015 11:26 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here is SpaceX's insignia for its Falcon 9 launch of Eutelsat 115 West B and ABS 3A, set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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posted 03-07-2015 04:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here is SpaceX's insignia for its Falcon 9 launch of a Thales Alenia Space satellite for Turkmenistan, set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Robert Pearlman
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posted 12-01-2015 04:34 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here is SpaceX's insignia for its Falcon 9 launch of eleven OG2 satellites for Orbcomm, set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The launch marks the return to flight for the Falcon 9 after the loss of CRS-7 in June 2015. (via Reddit)

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posted 12-24-2015 02:59 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here is SpaceX's insignia for its Falcon 9 launch of NOAA's Jason 3 satellite, set to liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California (via Reddit).

Robert Pearlman
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Here is SpaceX's insignia for its Falcon 9 launch of the SES-9 satellite, set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Robert Pearlman
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Here is SpaceX's insignia for its Falcon 9 launch of the JCSAT-14 communications satellite, set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Robert Pearlman
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Here is SpaceX's insignia for its Falcon 9 launch of the Thaicom 8 communications satellite, set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Robert Pearlman
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posted 06-14-2016 02:49 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Here is SpaceX's insignia for its Falcon 9 launch of the EUTELSAT 117 West B and ABS-2A communications satellites, set to liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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posted 06-19-2016 03:35 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for riolag   Click Here to Email riolag     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
For those interested the Cape Canaveral Air Force Museum's gift shop now has the patch for last week's Eutelsat and all the other recent SpaceX mission patches.

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