• SpaceX just launched a satellite into space on its Falcon 9 rocket - here's the live video

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk , just used its Falcon 9 rocket to launch a Qatari communications satellite into orbit.
    The Es'hail-2 satellite launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday afternoon.
    Qatar's earlier Es'hail-1 satellite was deployed in August 2013 in partnership with Eutelsat, a French telecommunications operator. The Falcon 9 is SpaceX's workhorse rocket - this is the company's 18th mission in 2018, tying its total from last year. It was also the rocket's 63rd launch since 2010.
    You can watch the video of the launch here:
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  • SpaceX live stream: Watch the Falcon 9 rocket blast off for the Qatari satellite mission

    SpaceX live stream: Watch the Falcon 9 rocket blast off for the Qatari satellite mission

    27 days ago - By Fast Company

    It's SpaceX's 18th mission of the year, one mission short of a new record.
    Elon Musk's SpaceX is set to launch a used Falcon 9 rocket this afternoon in what will be the spaceflight company's 18th mission of 2018, just one mission short of a new record. Cargo includes an Es'hail-2, a communications satellite for Qatar. The launch window is scheduled to begin at 3:46 p.m. ET and will last through 5:29 ET. It's all happening from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida-weather permitting-and viewers can live stream the launch via SpaceX's YouTube page and on the SpaceX website...
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  • Watch SpaceX Launch and Land a Falcon 9 Rocket Today

    27 days ago - By Fortune

    Last month, SpaceX launched a satellite from California and then successfully landed part of the rocket so that it could be reused. On Thursday, the company plans to do the same thing from Florida with a communications satellite for Qatar, the Verge reported .
    This mission will involve a reused Falcon 9 booster that launched the Telstar 19 VANTAGE satellite in July, which later landed on a SpaceX drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. The Falcon 9 was later launched in October from California.
    Thursday's launch will shuttle the Es'hail-2 telecommunications satellite, which will serve the Middle...
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