Published: Mon, June 04, 2018
Sci-tech | By Carrie Guzman

Falcon 9 soars into space with SES 12

Falcon 9 soars into space with SES 12

On June 4, 2010, the first Falcon 9 rocket built by SpaceX blasted off from Cape Canaveral on its maiden voyage and reached orbit. The company intends to fly a handful more of its used Block 4 versions of the Falcon 9 rocket before fully transitioning to the Block 5 version later this summer or early fall. Space Exploration Technologies, or Space X, was founded by billionaire Elon Musk, an internet entrepreneur who co-founded PayPal and leads Tesla Motors.

And Musk and SpaceX are aiming for a lot of reuse, both in the short and long term. The satellite will be deployed roughly 32 minutes after liftoff. Mr. Steven hasn't succeeded to date, but it has come close. 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.

The other vehicles SpaceX is flying or developing are resuable, too.

The BFR is still under development, so that would explain the delay.

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Monday's launch comes eight years to the day when SpaceX first successfully launched its Falcon 9 from the Cape.

The rocket will carry the SES-12 satellite to orbit for the Luxembourg-based telecom company SES.

SES-12 is capable of broadcasting and providing broadband data services focused on the high-growth Asia-Pacific region.

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