Monday, May 15, 2017
SpaceX Puts Another Payload Into Space
SpaceX, the Los Angeles rocket and spacecraft developer run by Elon Musk, has put another payload into space, in what is the heaviest payload for the Falcon 9 to date. SpaceX launched the Inmarsat-5 Flight 4 commercial satellie ino geosationary orbit from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, sending 13,448 pounds of payload into orbit around the Earth. The launch is one of a long list of future launches that SpaceX has planned over the next month or so, in what looks to be the most aggressive space launch schedule ever attempted. SpaceX's next launch is scheduled for June 1st, with another to follow on June 15th, another in late June, another on June 29th, and three more launches in July.