GETTYA SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a TESS spacecraft was launched from Cape Canaveral in April
04 June, 2018, 16:56
On June 4, 2010, the first Falcon 9 rocket built by SpaceX blasted off from Cape Canaveral on its maiden voyage and reached orbit.
Monday's launch was the 56th flight of a Falcon 9 rocket, and SpaceX's 62nd launch overall.
Payer traveled from SES headquarters in Luxembourg to watch the launch of his company's SES-12 satellite.
The company had delayed the launch over the weekend, tweeting on Thursday that it was "standing down" a Friday morning attempt to run additional tests on the second stage booster.
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SpaceX will not attempt to recover the first stage-the rocket will instead fall into the ocean. This satellite will provide video, data, and other communications services across the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East.
It was be the company's 11th launch of the year, and the 13th time SpaceX has reused a Falcon booster. Its first stages are created to fly 10 times with inspections between landing and launch only, and 100 times or more with some refurbishment involved.
Musk also wants to reuse the two-stage Falon 9's upper stage and its payload fairing - the nose cone that protects satellites during launch. The first stage successfully landed during a flight in September, but was allowed to crash into the sea Monday because it's being discontinued.
The breakthrough came after the League and 5-Star agreed to drop economist Paolo Savona as their choice for economy minister. The new deal means he will lead the alliance between the right-wing League and his 5-Star Movement.
Germany and Belgium have become the latest countries to confirm their 23-man squads for the upcoming World Cup . Germany are in Group F with Mexico, Sweden and South Korea, and play their first match on Sunday, 17 June.
The sheriff read a statement from Baker's wife, Lisa, who thanked law enforcement officials and the community for their support. Investigators say the trooper approached Wiggins and when he noticed when it was Wiggins, he arrested him without any issues.
The stratovolcano - a volcano built from layers of ash and lava - "has erupted on and off for centuries", according to the U.S. Seven people have been killed and 20 hurt after a volcano near Guatemala City exploded in a fiery display of ash and lava .
As soon as " Roseanne " was canceled earlier this week, people began wondering whether we'd truly seen the last of the show. On Wednesday, another source told ET that the possibility of a Roseanne spinoff show wasn't necessarily off the table.
Mr Sánchez is opposed to another independence referendum in Catalonia, but wants talks on the situation in the prosperous region. He made the call as his regional executive was sworn in at an emotional ceremony full of pro-independence symbolism.
Six Canadian Tire co-workers in Elliot Lake split a Maxmillions prize with a ticket sold in another province in December 2013. Next week's draw includes a $60-million jackpot and 52 draws of $1 million for a new OLG record of $112 million in prizing.
John Obi Mikel has accused Antonio Conte of disrespecting him after being forced to leave Chelsea in January a year ago . Mikel helped Chelsea to win the Premier League with Conte before moving to Tianjin.
The stratovolcano - a volcano built from layers of ash and lava - "has erupted on and off for centuries", according to the U.S. The conical Volcan de Fuego reaches an altitude of 3,763 metres above sea level at its peak.
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Lydia Ko fails to make progress in final round of US Open
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President Trump Orders Help For Coal And Nuclear Plants
The National Mining Association says in a statement that it has not received details of the plan from the Department of Energy. Under a 2010 agreement, Portland General Electric plans to shut Oregon's only coal-fired power plant in Boardman in 2020.