Engineers and technicians with SpaceX are presently assessing the health and resiliency of that booster to ensure that these Block 5 variants can be flown multiple times without significant refurbishment. The SES satellite will be one of the company's largest.
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is ready to liftoff early Monday morning from Cape Canaveral carrying the SES 12 satellite.
SpaceX will not attempt to recover the first stage-the rocket will instead fall into the ocean. "Ironically, we need to take it apart to confirm it does not need to be taken apart". It is created to support SES's direct-to-home broadcasting and data connectivity services in the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region, including rapidly growing markets such as India and Indonesia, according to SES.
Forecasters Lower Predictions as Hurricane Season Begins
The latest forecast is close to what is considered an average season of 12 named storms, 6.5 hurricanes and two major hurricanes. The storm Alberto caused flooding death back in the United States this week, but no hurricane is expected in the coming days.
Leroy Sane left out of Germany World Cup squad
Germany and Belgium have become the latest countries to confirm their 23-man squads for the upcoming World Cup . Boss Jogi Low has instead opted to bring Bayer Leverkusen's Julian Brandt .
Someone in Ireland has just become €4.3 million richer
According to the National Lottery, Whitty's Mace shop in Caherdavin shop sold the winning ticket worth a whopping €4,325,656. The win comes one day after a Lotto 6/49 ticket somewhere in the province won the $9.6 million jackpot on Wednesday.
Zverev, Thiem win to set up French Open quarter-final
US Open champion Sloane Stephens cruised past Estonian Anett Kontaveit 6-0, 6-2 to book a last-eight spot for the first time. In a drama-filled match, the German led 4-2 in the fifth set only for his opponent to break back and then go 5-4 up.