Watch SpaceX launch its Falcon 9 rocket from one of NASA’s most historic launch pads
It’s SpaceX’s tenth cargo resupply mission for NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration, but today’s launch is extra special given where the rocket is launching from. The Falcon 9 will take off from a pad at a site on the Cape called Launch Complex 39A. The pad is part of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, and it’s been home to the biggest space missions of the past 50 years. […] The 39A pad has been dormant since then. But in 2014, SpaceX signed a 20-year lease with NASA to move into Launch Complex 39A and update the pad to support launches of the company’s Falcon 9 rocket and its future heavy-life vehicle, the Falcon Heavy. – Loren Grush, The Verge http://ift.tt/2lttusE
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