Elon Musk: This Is SpaceX’s “Most Difficult Launch” Ever
Monday, 24 June 2019 At 11:30 on Monday night, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy will launch 24 new experimental satellites into space for the U.S. Department of Defense. Getting the satellites into orbit and detaching them from the Falcon Heavy without causing any collisions will take some careful finagling — CNN reports that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk described […]
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