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SpaceX successfully launches for the last time of the year

Elon Musk’s American aerospace company will broadcast a spy satellite on its final mission in 2020.

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SpaceX successfully launches for the last time of the year
SpaceX successfully launches for the last time of the year

This Saturday first SpaceX launched a Falcon rocket into space using a National Reconnaissance Office-classified spy satellite from Cape Canaveral in central Florida, USA. This was the last start of the year.

The mission with the name NROL-108 was canceled last Thursday due to technical problems. However, This December 19th was successfully completed at 9:00 a.m. local time (14:00 GMT) from Platform 39A of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The launch was broadcast on his channel Youtube.

The company of the businessman Elon Musk stated this time “All systems and the weather were fine.”

Both the mission and capabilities of this class of satellites are strictly classified. The target, orbit, size and other properties of the device have not been publicly reported.

Image: @SpaceX

Thursday, The start had been temporarily delayed due to weather problems and once the above problems were overcome, The countdown was stopped less than two minutes earlier. The company stated that it had a need to watch in one “In detail the data” and indicated that the Falcon 9 missile and NROL-108 mission were still “healthy” as observed this Saturday.

The first phase of Falcon 9 had previously flown including two previous commercial replenishment missions from SpaceX to the International Space Station (ISS).

Image: @SpaceX

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