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SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket with communication satellite

The weight of the satellite is seven tons
13:05, 22 July 2018

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SpaceX Aerospace company successfully launched Falcon 9 rocket at night on July 22.  The rocket delivers to orbit Telstar 19 Vantage, Canadian communication satellite designed to transmit a broadband signal to North and South America, - The Press office of the SpaceX reports 

It is noted that this satellite weighting seven tons will also provide Wi-Fi to passengers traveling above the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean.

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As it was reported earlier, SpaceX, a private American Aerospace company postponed its Falcon 9 Block 5 launch for 24 hours one minute prior to the expected launch time.

Falcon 9 rocket was to put into orbit the satellite for the government of Bangladesh. 

Later, Falcon 9 rocket with five Iridium NEXT telecommunication satellites and two research probes for NASA was launched from Vanderberg air force base in California.

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