SpaceX Puts 24 Satellites In Orbit

SpaceX Puts 24 Satellites In Orbit

Earlier this morning, around 2:30 AM EST, SpaceX sent a Falcon Heavy rocket skyward from Kennedy Space Center. Onboard were 24 government satellites. This marks the first time the US Government has used the Falcon Heavy for a mission. It also marks the first nighttime launch of the large spacecraft. Both rocket boosters were recovered.

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