Pentagon Cuts Its Teeth On Falcon Heavy

Credit: Falcon Heavy launch: NASA/Joel Kowsky
A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifted off from Kennedy Space Center on June 25 to deliver 24 payloads into three different orbits during a trial run for the U.S. Air Force. The Space Test Program-2 (STP-2) mission also marked the military’s first use of recycled boosters, a key part of SpaceX’s...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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