SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Carries Out 1st Commercial Mission

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The launch of the Arabsat-6A satellite occurred at 6:35 p.m. It's been made even more powerful since last year's demo flight through upgrades that SpaceX refers to as Block 5, which were applied to the company's smaller Falcon 9 rocket starting in May.

The Falcon Heavy's two side boosters landed at SpaceX's Landing Zones 1 and 2 (LZ-1 and LZ-2) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station while the Falcon Heavy's center core landed on the "Of Course I Still Love You" droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. The core booster is shooting for an ocean platform. As usual, the live stream will include commentary from SpaceX staff, along with details about the mission and status of the spacecraft. "Three for three boosters today on Falcon Heavy, what an incredible accomplishment".

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch was delayed again yesterday, this time due to high winds.

Prime viewing spots were packed with tourists and locals eager to catch not just the launch but the rare and dramatic return of the twin boosters, accompanied by sonic booms.

"The Falcons have landed", SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted. But everything went exceedingly well and the satellite ended up in the proper orbit.

But everything went exceedingly well, with SpaceX employees at company headquarters in Southern California cheering at every launch milestone, especially the three touchdowns. All three of the rocket's boosters safely landed on Earth; the side boosters for this launch hadn't previously been used.

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NASA offered swift congratulations. Musk replied with three red hearts. Starman is still out there, by the way, in an elliptical orbit around the Sun. It will take decades if not centuries for solar radiation to cause it to decompose, he said.

Falcon Heavy has already been chosen for a few contracts, including a $130 million contract to launch an Air Force satellite that was awarded just four months after its inaugural flight in February 2018. The boosters for that flight may be recycled from this one.

Falcon Heavy is not expected to fly almost as often as its smaller counterpart, which has completed more than 20 missions since last February. But the preferred method remains NASA's own Space Launch System mega rocket - if it can be ready by then.

It consists of the equivalent of three Falcon 9 rockets combined, tripling its thrust. Falcon Heavy only has five missions on its manifest so far.

The rocket is expected to be used primarily for USA military missions, and to launch spy satellites and hefty commercial telecom satellites.

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