SpaceX Delivers Luxembourg’s GovSat 1 Into Orbit

Credit: SpaceX

CAPE CANAVERAL—A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket soared off its seaside launch pad here on Jan. 31 to put a communications satellite into orbit for SES and the government of Luxembourg. The rocket’s nine Merlin 1D engines ignited at 4:25 p.m. EST, catapulting the 229-ft. (70-m) booster out over the Atlantic...

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