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The first successful launch of Falcon 9 rocket: all 11 satellites put into orbit

On Monday evening, December 21, from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral (Florida, USA) was carried out the first successful launch of the carrier rocket Falcon 9 SpaceX American company. According to the telecommunications company Orbcomm, in 19 minutes after starting all 11 communication satellites of new generation OG2 were launched into target orbit RIA Novosti.

Next year it is planned the launching into orbit using the Falcon 9 rocket, the Israeli communications satellite «Amos-6», which was selected by the leadership of Facebook to provide access to the Internet Africa South of the Sahara in the framework of the project Internet.org.

In June of this year, the Falcon 9 rocket that was supposed to put into orbit space truck Dragon with two tons of cargo to the ISS, exploded in the third minute after the start.




The first successful launch of Falcon 9 rocket: all 11 satellites put into orbit 22.12.2015

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