SpaceX First Customer Payload

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SpaceX launches first customer payload with Falcon Heavy rocket

Follow-up on Lambus' post


SpaceX has launched its second supersized rocket from Florida, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight.


The new and improved Falcon Heavy, the most powerful rocket in use today, blasted off Thursday evening with a communication satellite called Arabsat - the rocket's first paying customer.


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6 tonnes to geostationary orbit. arian 5 did just over 7 tonnes with TerreStar 1 but that didn't come back and land.

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