SpaceX Launches 50th Falcon 9 Rocket Written 6 March 2018

Time reports that SpaceX achieved a new milestone for its Falcon 9 with a successful launch early Tuesday morning from Kennedy Space Center.  Liftoff occurred at 12:33 a.m EST marking the 50th launch of the company’s signature rocket since making its first successful flight in 2010. The payload for Tuesday morning’s launch was a six-ton satellite, the size of a small bus, to be placed into orbit for Hispasat, Spain’s satellite telecommunications provider. In a tweet, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk described the payload as “the largest geostationary satellite we’ve ever flown.”
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