By this point, rocket launches to send a satellite into orbit are absolutely nothing special. But it's easy to forget that several times a month, SpaceX is sending reused rockets into space and then landing the boosters so they can be used again and again.
This afternoon, SpaceX is going for its second launch of 2018. A Luxembourg-owned communications satellite, GovSat1, is sitting on the nose of a Falcon 9 rocket on the pad at Cape Canaveral in Florida. The rocket is an older model, from the Block 3 production schedule, and however this launch goes down, it will be its last mission.
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How to watch as SpaceX launches another used rocket into space originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 30 Jan 2018 at 16:00:49 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.