Watch Live Tonight As SpaceX Launches One Of Its Heaviest Satellites Yet !

15th May 2017 , USA: Tonight SpaceX will launch sixth Falcon 9 rocket of the year, sending communications satellite for the company Inmarsat (Inmarsat-5 F4). SpaceX is not expected to recover Falcon 9 post takeoff. The 49-minute launch window opens at 7:21pm ET Monday.

Since the satellite is more than six metric tons and is going to a higher orbit Falcon 9 rocket won’t have enough fuel to make a return attempt, even at sea. Since SpaceX returned to flight on January 17 of this year, five Falcon 9 rockets have launched. The 7th launch will happen 2 weeks from now at the beginning on June.

You can watch the live webcast here:

 

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