SpaceX has made 18 first launch of the Falcon 9 this year

SpaceX здійснила 18-ий запуск Falcon 9 цього року

The company has successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket with Qatari communications satellite on Board.

Company SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9, on Board of which were Qatari telecommunications satellite Es hail-2. As reported by the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to zn.ua the first stage of the rocket, which was already used during start-up in July, successfully sat on a platform in the Atlantic ocean.

It is noted that the current launch was the 18th this year. Thus, the company managed to repeat last year’s record number of runs. On November 19, SpaceX has scheduled another launch from Vandenberg military base in California.

July 22, SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket Block 5 with a canadian satellite communications company. Modification Block 5является Falcon 9 rocket reusable. Its open staircases you can use up to ten times without major maintenance, and 100 times after maintenance and refueling. The motor stage is mounted on the bolts, not welded to the structure. The first missile of this modification was launched in may this year.

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