The Falcon 9 rocket took off with the Koreasat 5A communications satellite at 3:34 p.m. EDT (1934 GMT) Monday from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, turning east as it surpassed the speed of sound and climbed into a clear autumn sky with 1.7 million pounds of thrust from its nine Merlin 1D main engines.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the Koresat 5A communications satellite for South Korea, SpaceX officials said.
SpaceX's landing record now stands at 19 successes in 24 attempts, 12 on droneships and 7 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The company has also managed to re-fly previously launched and landed boosters, proving out its reusability even more.
The satellite is created to replace an earlier version, called Koreasat 5, which launched in 2006. So while these Falcon 9 landings seem somewhat routine, they serve a much larger objective in the fabric of spaceflight today.
In the past ten months, the company has launched 15 space missions successfully.
California-based space firm SpaceX is all set to launch its next cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in December, and according to the media, it will employ a preflown Dragon capsule. Should weather or some kind of technical issue get in the way, SpaceX will try to launch again tomorrow at the same time. When the SLC-40 was out of commission, most of the east coast flights of the Falcon 9 were kicked off from Complex 39A at located NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
The satellite will provide television broadcast and other communication services over South Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Guam, Indochina and South Asia.
KT SAT aspires to be one of the leading satellite operators in the highly competitive Asian market. KT Sat's total fleet consists of Koreasat-6, Koreasat-7, the ABS-2/Koreasat-8 condosat, Koreasat-5A, and, for as long as it lasts, Koreasat-5.
Part of that was spent recently on Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer show while trying out Assassin's Creed: Origins . Wearing a sling and ready to game, Rodgers revealed that the surgery required 13 screws to fix his collarbone.
Oh, and if you already have a full-on security system and you want to opt for the Key, you need to disable it on delivery day. It also signals Amazon's ambitions in the growing market for home security devices, where Alphabet Inc's Nest Labs competes.
Investors helped drive the share price up in premarket trading on Tuesday by 3% after news of the quarterly results was released. Alpha Cubed Investments LLC's holdings in Ford Motor were worth $947,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Against the Patriots on Sunday, Benjamin pulled off what might just be the worst punt return in National Football League history. The Patriots controlled the pace of the game throughout, holding possession for almost 37 minutes and notching 27 first downs.
But fret not - as holiday sales approach, you can now top up your friend's Steam Wallet by purchasing a digital gift card . Additionally, you can only give Digital Gift Cards to people you have been friends with on Steam for at least three days.
Supreme Court on Monday declined West Bengal counsel's plea challenging Centre's decision to make Aadhar Mandatory. The Centre hinted that those who have Aadhaar will have to link with government welfare schemes by December 2017.
Back in 2011, it became the Guinness World Record holder of fastest-selling consumer device, as pointed out by The Verge . However, the games produced for use with the Kinect sensor rarely hit the same quality as the technology behind it.
You can also change your console language to select right-to-left languages - Arabic & Hebrew - in the Xbox Settings menu. Microsoft director of product management Albert Penello is also optimistic about the Xbox One's chances this holiday...
As for what he hoped to achieve with his halftime show, Timberlake said it would be a success if it "feels like it unifies". In February of this year, Lady Gaga performed during the game's halftime show.
As for audience members, they cheered wildly for the star during her space snafu - and quickly began sharing videos of it online. At that, Perry leaped into the roaring mosh pit before a minder escorted her safely back to the stage.
Almost 100 years later, the bellboy's nephew contacted the auction house in Israel to put the notes up for sale. The second note that Einstein wrote and simply reads "where there's a will, there's a way" fetched $240,000.
He is now fourth on the team with 18 receptions and is slowly watching rookie receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster's role increase. Disgruntled teammate Martavis Bryant called out Smith-Schuster on Instagram , and then someone stole JuJu's beloved bike.
A cold front will then move through Monday night into Tuesday with a stronger but dry cold front to move through Tuesday night . Mostly cloudy - low around 63 with south wind around 14 miles per hour , gusting high as 21 miles per hour .
The vote is widely being regarded as one of the first major wins for the financial services industry under the new administration. Once she voted in favor of repeal, Pence stepped in to break the tie, approving the repeal measure 51 to 50.
The three officers involved in the incident and an aviation sergeant were placed on administrative leave after the incident. United apologized for the incident and later reached an undisclosed settlement with Dao for his injuries.
The second track - Raajali Nee Gaali - has some similarities to the first song and it is about the victory of good over evil. Live song performance by music director A.R.Rahman along with his crew has given breathtaking experiences for many.
Meanwhile, the male athlete who was awarded first place offered to give his trophy to Nash, saying she had earned it. The dominant golfer in the Central Massachusetts Division 3 boys' golf tournament earlier this week was not a boy.
Flushing drugs down the toilet or throwing them in the trash both pose health and safety hazards, a press release from LCSO said. The Cody Police department is giving residents the opportunity to drop off any unused prescription drugs.
Zeenat Shahzadi was trying to help out Hamid Ansari who was in police custody for illegally entering Pakistan to meet a girl. Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, who is heading the Commission for Missing Persons, confirmed Shehzadi's recovery to BBC Urdu .
Niantic today announced that Pokemon Go will soon give players a number of new Pokemon as part of a almost two week promotion. Additionally, players can look forward to double candy rewards for hatching, catching, and transferring Pokemon .
The meteor shower is visible worldwide, and huge swathes of the US are predicted to experience prime, clear conditions. If you live in the northern hemisphere, look up to find Orion's club above the star Betelgeuse.