March 24, 2019

SpaceX Launches Satellite for SES in Its 11th Mission This Year

04 June 2018, 03:24 | Edward Lowe

GETTYSpaceX will live-stream the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX will live-stream the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket

Flying with a reused first stage booster, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket climbed into orbit from Florida's Space Coast early Monday with a commercial communications satellite for the Luxembourg-based operator SES.

The first stage has flown once before, in September 2017, carrying the robotic X-37B space plane for the USA military.

Check your ticket - Some Delta winners in Lotto Max
A $500,000 winning ticket and a $333,333 winning ticket were each sold in Brampton, according to the Ontario Lottery Group (OLG). 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.

"Standing down from Friday's launch attempt to run additional test on Falcon 9's second stage", the company posted on Twitter.

And Musk and SpaceX are aiming for a lot of reuse, both in the short and long term. Mr. Steven hasn't succeeded to date, but it has come close. SpaceX won't attempt to recover the first stage after the launch.

Jimmy Fallon crashes Marjory Stoneman Douglas graduation
The school planned to present diplomas to the families of Nicholas Dworet, Joaquin Oliver, Meadow Pollack and Carmen Schentrup. The graduates of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School got a big surprise on Sunday - a surprise visit from Jimmy Fallon .

Falcon 9's first stage for the SES-12 mission previously supported the OTV-5 mission from Launch Complex 39A in September 2017.

And the BFR - the giant rocket-spaceship duo SpaceX is developing to get people to Mars, launch satellites, clean up space junk and carry passengers on superfast trips around Earth - is created to be fully reusable. According to the mission's press kit, the Falcon 9 rocket's second stage will deploy the satellite 32 minutes and 14 seconds after liftoff.

Trump orders Energy Department to help ailing coal, nuclear plants
There is no environmental argument for keeping open coal plants, which are the most carbon-intensive form of power. During that time , the DOE would conduct a study of vulnerabilities in the United States power grid system.

The satellite will provide video, data and other communications services across the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East.

Other News

Trending Now

Mattis: It'll be a 'bumpy road' to summit with North Korea
Washington wants North Korea to quickly give up all its nuclear weapons in a verifiable way in return for sanctions and economic relief.

Accused Deputy Killer Steven Wiggins Is Captured In Hickman County
The deputy was investigating a suspicious vehicle at the time and was discovered after he failed to report back. News 2 and partner WDKN will host a fundraiser for the family of fallen Dickson County Deputy Daniel Baker .

Pushing the envelope: Why was Kim's letter for Trump so big
In the meantime, North Korea should keep its moratorium on nuclear and ICBM tests, Cho said. North Korea's entourage has apparently chosen the Fullerton as its preferred venue.

Melania Trump skipping G7, North Korea summits
However, she recently tweeted that she was "working hard" and "feeling great", but some believe that the FLOTUS didn't write it. Stephanie Grisham , the first lady's communications director, told ABC News that the first lady will be skipping the trips.

Melania a no-go for G7 meeting or Singapore summit
Her absence from public events she would normally attend has sparked speculation in the USA media and on Twitter. US First Lady Melania Trump was not seen in public for more than 20 days after a hospital operation.

Woods rallies for par in Memorial return
In a post-round interview, Armour broke down in tears. "But you miss it in this rough, you're going to get penalized". With a slight wind into him on the par-5 11th, he played it as a three-shot hole by teeing off with a 2-iron.

Guatemala volcanic eruption kills 25
David de Leon, a CONRED spokesman, said a change in wind was to blame for the volcanic ash falling on parts of the capital. Volcan de Fuego, which translates to "volano of fire" exploded just before noon on Sunday, 27 miles from Guatemala City.

Samuel Umtiti signs five-year Barcelona contract - Liga 2017
There will be a press conference on Monday however where the subject will inevitably be discussed. Umtiti signed for them in 2016 from Lyon for 25m euros and has been a revelation at the back.

Lunch with Warren Buffett sells for $3300100 at charity auction
Buffett's company owns more than 90 companies including insurance, furniture, railroad, jewelry, utility and candy businesses. This year's winning bid easily surpassed last year's of $2.6 million and is the third highest in the auction's history.

Beijing must end policy of intimidation in South China Sea, US warns
Gen Mattis said the Trump administration wanted a constructive relationship with China but would compete vigorously if necessary. He says Beijing is intimidating and coercing others in the region by putting weapons systems on man-made islands.