5 things to know about the SpaceX launch
Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, wants his company to be at the forefront of the race involving several companies to deploy satellite-based internet services over the next few years.
SpaceX scrubbed its first launch attempt on Saturday seconds before liftoff due to concerns about the steering system in the rocket's upper stage, the company said.
The was SpaceX's first launch from NASA's Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center, which is adjacent to CCAFS.
"This is the same launch pad used by the Saturn V rocket that first took people to the moon in 1969", the caption reads.
A rendering of what the Restore-L spacecraft could look like
The rocket, taking off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, was to carry a Dragon cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
In a standard rocket launch, the first fuel stage detaches and drops down to crash into the ocean. SpaceX also successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral.
SpaceX is back in action and has successfully completed a historic launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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Shortly after launch, Central Florida residents might hear an explosion-like sound as the rocket returns to land on the coast.
On Sunday, however, the launch went smoothly.
The International Space Station has six astronauts on board - two from the United States, three from Russian Federation and one from France. Landing Zone 1 is built on the former site of Space Launch Complex 13, a U.S. Air Force rocket and missile testing range.
The company also lost out on months of flight operations, and at least one client shifted some business to another launch provider.
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The rocket is carrying re-supply materials for the International Space Station, including a cell culturing biology experiment designed by two Craft Academy students.
SpaceX's rocket hangar is in the foreground as the Falcon 9 lifts off. (SpaceX Photo) Another angle on the liftoff highlights the former shuttle launch pad.
GUILTY: Jury Convicts Pedro Hernandez in Etan Patz Murder Trial
He said he had thrown a pencil bag Etan was carrying behind a refrigerator, but it was never found in the basement. Jurors found Hernandez guilty of murder and kidnapping but acquitted him on a second murder charge.
Portal 2 Writer Erik Wolpaw Leaves Valve
Among his works are contributions to emblematic games such as "Portal", "Portal 2" and the episodic add-ons of "Half-Life 2". Laidlaw was the sole writer for Half-Life 1 and 2 and was assigned the Lead Writer for Half-Life 2: Episode 1 .
Vegas ties lead as Spieth makes moves at rainy Riviera
It's his first win since the 2016 BMW Championship, also as a 54-hole leader, and a sixth top 5 at Riviera in 10 tries. Dustin Johnson leapfrogged Jason Day as world No 1 after cruising to a five-shot victory at the Genesis Open.
Isaiah Thomas' 20-point streak reaches Celtics' record 41 games
As he did at least once earlier this season, Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg explained the final play call as "get it to Jimmy". If I hit your elbow when you're shooting a jump shot, and you miss it, you're gonna be howling. "We had it won".
Microsoft confirms briefing date for Xbox at E3 2017
The Xbox One Beam app will be available to all Xbox One users later this Spring once the Creators Update rolls out to everyone. Beam's promising other ways to interact with streams, which they plan to announce at GDC 2017 in a couple weeks.
SoftBank Conceding Sprint To Help A T-Mo Merger
The two carriers will reportedly begin negotiation talks in April, following the conclusion of ongoing airwave auction. This would effectively merge Sprint and T-Mobile, but what the outcome of that is remains unknown.
Top Palestinian official warns against 'apartheid' one-state solution
President Donald Trump on Wednesday, insisting there was no alternative to the two-state solution between Israel and Palestine. Palestinian men work at a construction site in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Ariel, Jan. 25, 2017.
Two killed, pregnant woman wounded in shooting caught on Facebook Live
The woman reportedly told police that they were driving through an alley when a vehicle blocked them behind an auto shop. The driver of the auto then drove to Mount Sinai instead of calling an ambulance.
Chicago girl, 11, dies after shot in head over the weekend
No one is in custody in connection with either incident and anyone with information is asked to contact Chicago police. Djuan Bowers, an uncle of the 12-year-old victim, said to WLS, "Instead of a gun, pick up a pencil, or a book".
Prince's Catalog Hits Streaming Services Today; Is It Right?
Launching Prince's catalog on the eve of the Grammy Awards was strategic because it's one of the highest sales weeks in music. That ballad, and most of Prince's highly acclaimed music, were available for streaming on Spotify starting Sunday.
Sargento, Meijer recall cheese due to possible Listeria contamination
Meijer is also recalling its Meijer brand colby and colby jack cheeses that are sold exclusively through its deli counters. The products were packaged at the Sargento plant in Plymouth, Wisconsin, and were distributed nationwide.
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