Illustration for article titled A Successful SpaceX Launch Arcs Over the Night Sky

SpaceX has successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket to deliver the ABS 3A and EUTELSAT 115 West B satellites, with the ABS 3A delivered 30 minutes after launch and the EUTELSAT 115 West B delivered 35 minutes after launch.


Image: SpaceX

The mission launched from the Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The two satellites are the first two all-electric ones from Boeing, with ion engines maintaining their orbits for two decades. SpaceX is scheduled to launch two more Falcon 9 rockets by mid-April.


You can watch the launch here:

Share This Story

Get our newsletter