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Watch SpaceX launch a re-flown Falcon 9 rocket live right here

Watch SpaceX launch a re-flown Falcon 9 rocket live right here

Today's launch at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Florida, will be the second for SpaceX this week, the first happening just two days ago at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.

The Falcon 9 Rocket, which was used in February, will carry the Echo Star 105 satellite into space.

SpaceX will tonight (October 11, weather permitting) launch a condominium satellite operated by SES and EchoStar. Its first stage successfully returned from space and set down on a landing platform floating in the Pacific Ocean as the second stage went on to deploy the satellites in orbit. SpaceX will launch all 75, in another four launches of 10 at a time and a final launch of just five.

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The Falcon 9 will carry a high-powered communications satellite, which will work double-duty for the US -based operator EchoStar and Luxembourg-based SES. SES has shown a lot of confidence in the company's ability to bring safe, reusable launch rockets to the market and has previously employed a previously-flow booster - back in the time when SpaceX's ability in this field remained largely untested.

SpaxeX has only launched what it calls "flight proven" boosters twice before, but the company hopes a successful mission today will prove that the practice is reliable. SpaceX sent up two earlier batches of 10, in January and June, as part of an eight-launch deal with Iridium. That's more than any other country or company in the world has managed this year, and it's bound to make SpaceX's competitors quite uneasy. The webcast (above) should start about 15 minutes before liftoff. Its thrusters will slow its descent for a controlled landing on SpaceX's remote-controlled droneship, the "Of Course I Still Love You", which is stationed in the Atlantic.


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