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SpaceX's Falcon 9 - pictures of the rocket carrying broadband test satellites

SpaceX's Falcon 9 was launched from a base in California. The experiment with broadband satellites are a part of the Starlink project,

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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a PAZ Earth Observation satellite is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB), California, US (Photo: Reuters)
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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a PAZ Earth Observation satellite is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB), California, US (Photo: Reuters)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 is carrying TWO internet demonstration satellites. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted "Tintin A & B will attempt to beam “hello world” in about 22 hours when they pass near LA". (Photo: Reuters) (Photo: Reuters)
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The SpaceX Falcon 9 is carrying TWO internet demonstration satellites. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted "Tintin A & B will attempt to beam “hello world” in about 22 hours when they pass near LA". (Photo: Reuters) (Photo: Reuters)

The launch of the Falcon 9 comes just a couple of weeks after the launch of the Falcon Heavy. In this picture, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from a launch pad in Florida, US. (Photo: Reuters)
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The launch of the Falcon 9 comes just a couple of weeks after the launch of the Falcon Heavy. In this picture, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from a launch pad in Florida, US. (Photo: Reuters)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a PAZ Earth Observation satellite is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) as seen over the Ventura Pier in Ventura, California, US (Photo: Reuters)
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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a PAZ Earth Observation satellite is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) as seen over the Ventura Pier in Ventura, California, US (Photo: Reuters)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a PAZ Earth Observation satellite streaks across the sky after launching from Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB), California, US. (Photo: Reuters)
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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a PAZ Earth Observation satellite streaks across the sky after launching from Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB), California, US. (Photo: Reuters)

Elon Musk said in a tweet "Today’s Falcon launch carries 2 SpaceX test satellites for global broadband. If successful, Starlink constellation will serve least served."
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Elon Musk said in a tweet "Today’s Falcon launch carries 2 SpaceX test satellites for global broadband. If successful, Starlink constellation will serve least served."

SpaceX almost missed catching the rocket's cone. Musk tweeted "Missed by a few hundred meters, but fairing landed intact in water. Should be able catch it with slightly bigger chutes to slow down descent." (Photo: Reuters)
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SpaceX almost missed catching the rocket's cone. Musk tweeted "Missed by a few hundred meters, but fairing landed intact in water. Should be able catch it with slightly bigger chutes to slow down descent." (Photo: Reuters)

First Published on Feb 23, 2018 02:12 pm
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