SpaceX canceled the launch of Falcon 9 a minute before the start

SpaceX отменила пуск Falcon 9 за минуту до старта

SpaceX canceled the launch of Falcon 9 a minute before the start
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The launch was cancelled at the last moment. Photo: twitter/spacex

The carrier rocket has put into orbit the Bangladesh telecommunications satellite.

SpaceX has decided to postpone the launch minutes before liftoff of the Falcon 9 from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral (Florida). As stated by the representatives of the company live broadcast from the launch site, the launch of the Falcon 9 was scheduled for 11 may. It will be held at 16:14 (23:14 in Kyiv), reports TASS.

– Scheduled start was cancelled at the very last stage, one minute before the start. The reasons for this decision are specified, – said the representative of SpaceX.

The rocket has put into orbit the telecommunications satellite Bangladeshi Bangabandhu.

This time, the team Elon musk decided to use for the output object in orbit, the carrier is equipped with upper stage Block 5. It is designed for 10 or more launches.

Camera Bangabandhu should provide broadcasting and telecommunication services in rural Bangladesh, India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Philippines and Indonesia.


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