SpaceX Launch Successfully Launches From Cape Canaveral, Rocket Makes Third Straight Landing

By  //  May 27, 2016

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ABOVE VIDEO: Successful Launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 May 27, 2016. (SciNews Video)

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch  was a success on Friday as the Falcon 9 lifted off at 5:39 p.m. ET from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 

Additionally, SpaceX’s rocket made a successful landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic for the third consecutive time.

Thaicom 8 will provide Ku-band broadcast and data services to Thailand, Southeast Asia, India and Africa.

The launch was moved forward from June and was scrubbed Thursday before Friday’s launch.

The rocket is carrying a communications satellite that weighs nearly 7,000 lbs.

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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch was a success on Friday as the Falcon 9 lifted off at 5:39 p.m. ET from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. (SpaceX Image)

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Additionally, SpaceX’s rocket made a successful landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic for the third consecutive time. (SpaceX Image)

 


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