SpaceX launch of Falcon 9 rocket and main stage landing
Friday, 11 January 2019 A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched successfully today from complex-4 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Falcon 9 is carrying a payload of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites. This is the eighth and final set of satellites in a series of 75 that have been deployed.
SpaceX is building a stainless-steel rocket ship. On Saturday, company president Elon Musk shared a rendering which is being built in southern Texas. Musk calls the rocket the "test hopper" because instead of launching into orbit around Earth, it will rocket on "hops" about 16,400 feet in the air....
Business Insider reports SpaceX is set to test-launch its first prototype of a rocket ship designed to send people to Mars. The "Test Hopper" prototype may be tested as soon as Monday, according to a..