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SpaceX rocket: The hawks have landed

The space company SpaceX has sent its heavy-duty rocket "Falcon Heavy" to a successful first commercial flight into space. All three drive systems landed back

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SpaceX rocket: The hawks have landed

The space company SpaceX has sent its heavy-duty rocket "Falcon Heavy" to a successful first commercial flight into space. All three drive systems landed back safely.

For the first Time, the space company SpaceX has been able to land all three drive units - the so - called Booster-a heavy-duty rocket successfully. The rocket self launched their first commercial flight. Early Thursday evening, the "Falcon Heavey lifted" with a communication satellite from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral in Florida, the company announced by Tesla CEO Elon Musk via Twitter.

The round-6500-kilogram telecommunications satellite "Arabsat 6a" to provide, according to the NBC report, television, Internet and mobile services for the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

Normally, SpaceX "Falcon 9"sends rockets into space - for the Falcon Heavy are laced three rockets of this type. As a result, the most powerful rocket currently is created, with a total of 27 engines.

your first test flight of the "Falcon Heavy" about a year ago, had, on 6. February 2018. She had a red Tesla sports car on Board. At that time, only the two side booster landed, however, safely back on earth, the third drive unit crashed in the ocean. SpaceX is also working with the US space Agency NASA.

"landed The hawks"

Tesla chief Elon Musk wrote on Twitter "The hawks have landed". Numerous Locals and tourists observed take-off and landing from various vantage points. Eight minutes after takeoff, two Booster landed on the space station at Cape Canaveral. The third one landed two minutes later, on an ocean platform, hundreds of miles from the coast.

Another test flight later this year

SpaceX is planning another flight of a "Falcon Heavy" this year. The landed Booster can be recycled and for the flight recycled. To recycle before SpaceX started, the Booster disposed of in the ocean. The company wants to reduce the cost of rocket launches.

SpaceX-capsule "Crew Dragon" reached the ISS, 03.03.2019 Atlas |USA |Cape Canaveral

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