Successful SpaceX Launch Lofts Taiwan Satellite Into Orbit

Credit: Falcon 9: SpaceX
LOS ANGELES—SpaceX successfully deployed the long-delayed FormoSat-5 remote sensing satellite into low Earth orbit on a Falcon 9 rocket launched from the SLC-4E pad at Vandenberg AFB, California on Aug. 24. The launch, for Taiwan’s National Space Organization (NSPO), also included the successful...

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