Falcon 9 Block 5 - updates

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SpaceX launches most powerful Falcon 9 yet

May 12, 2018 - 9:00 AM

The launch was postponed at the last minute Thursday, May 10, when an automatic abort switch was triggered, but SpaceX says it was just a glitch and the spacecraft remains in good health

LAUNCH. Falcon 9’s launch of Bangabandhu Satellite-1. Screengrab from SpaceX

SpaceX postpones next-gen rocket launch

May 11, 2018 - 5:30 PM

The rocket's main goal for its maiden mission is to propel the first high-orbit communications satellite for Bangladesh, called Bangabandhu Satellite-1

SPACE X. In this file photo, Space X's Falcon 9 rocket is prepared for a launch to the International Space Station February 17, 2017 at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida on LC39A, one of the renovated Space Shuttle launch pads that SpaceX leases from NASA. File photo by Bruce Weaver/AFP PHOTO