The second-stage of the Falcon 9 rocket flew away from Earth and carried the actual satellites with it. SpaceX's billionaire entrepreneur-owner Elon Musk was overflowing with confidence after launching a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral earlier in the week.
SpaceX's two ambitious Falcon 9 launches this weekend will showcase it's ability to send rockets into space more frequently than its competitors.
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Here's what the historic weekend launches looked like.
Friday's mission marked the second time SpaceX has put a used, first-stage rocket booster back into space.
Musk said in a pre-launch tweet that the arrangements for the landing attempt would be "tight": The ship had to be repositioned due to extreme weather in the Pacific, he said. He suggested on Twitter there was a good chance the rocket booster wouldn't "make it back". SpaceX has invested millions of dollars in equipping its rockets to be reusable and teaching them how to safely pilot themselves to a soft landing.
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The suspect, who is believed to have been from Weston-super-Mare, remains in custody at a south London police station. One man died at the scene, but police are still investigating if the death is directly related to the van attack .
On June 23, a Falcon 9 launched the BulgariaSat-1 satellite from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, using a first stage that previously launched the first batch of Iridium Next satellites in January. It was carrying 10 satellites for Iridium Communications.
The $3 billion project is a bid to upgrade the Virginia-based Iridium's global communications network.
It was the second time SpaceX has used a flight-proven first stage on a mission. The rocket's primary payload was a set of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites, which will be included among a commercial network that aims to cover 100 percent of Earth.
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They need to improve their bench and add depth. "In our world, we can't answer every little piece that isn't true". They don't have a superstar anymore, nor a clear building-block stud whom fans can get excited about.
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