Watch SpaceX Launch 64 Satellites Aboard a Twice-Used Rocket

UPDATE, 1:57pm 12/3/2018: SpaceX successfully launched and landed the same Falcon 9 first stage rocket booster for the third time. It also completed its primary mission of delivering 64 satellites to low Earth orbit. A rendering of Paglen’s “Orbital Reflector”. Image: Trevor PaglenThe flight’s real importance, for SpaceX at least, is that it marks another step forward for Musk’s goal of reusing a rocket booster within 24 hours. This is an ambitious goal given that, so far, three months have separated each launch for the booster being used on the SmallSat Express mission

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