It didn’t explode! SpaceX successfully launched a rocket deploying a communication satellite

It didn’t explode! SpaceX successfully launched a rocket deploying a communication satellite

16.05.17

SpaceX successfully launched a rocket deploying the Inmarsat 5 F4 satellite from the spaceport in Florida.

As soon as Falcon 9 reaches a certain height, the satellite capsule will detach and become the fourth device ensuring the high-quality and fast Internet connection for the famous operator Inmarsat.

SpaceX hasn’t planned to launch the satellite rocket once more, so the first stage won’t return to Earth.

It is noteworthy that Inmarsat had doubts regarding collaboration with Elon Musk because last year Falcon 9 deploying Amos-6 exploded.

Nobody was injured except expensive equipment. Clients demanded $50 mln of compensation or a free launch of one more rocket from SpaceX. The accident became Elon Musk’s greatest failure in his entire career.

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