SpaceX is poised to make history this week by reflying a rocket booster that launched a payload into space a year ago before landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.
This is SpaceX's first opportunity to prove that its rockets can really be reused as the Falcon 9 rocket set for blastoff was recovered from a mission about a year ago. Not only is SpaceX launching a reused rocket for the first time, but they are delivering a payload to GTO. But two days after SES officials announced their intention to fly with SpaceX on August 30, a SpaceX rocket exploded on a Florida launch pad, throwing off the company's schedule.
SpaceX has demonstrated multiple times that it's capable of landing its reusable Falcon 9 rocket back on solid ground.
The booster will lift off from pad 39A with the same nine main engines that fired for more than two minutes last April to help send International Space Station supplies to low Earth orbit for NASA. SpaceX has been testing the recovered stages to see if they are capable of spaceflight again and to figure out how much repairs and refurbishment are needed to make them fly again.
"We have been through this (rocket) with a fine-toothed comb", he said. Technicians will have to examine the results from the tests before giving a final all-clear, but the launch window opens at 6 p.m. EDT (2200 GMT) Thursday and extends for two-and-a-half hours.
9/11 victims suing Saudi Arabia
The law was primarily meant to aid 9/11 families who were previously stymied by USA sovereign immunity laws for foreign governments.
Abadi: Trump 'more engaged' in terror fight
Abadi, the first Arab head of state to meet with President Trump, is in Washington for a 68-nation summit on fighting Isis. Asked whether he had seen the Trump administration's plan to wipe out Daesh, Abadi said: "I haven't seen a full plan".
Video Caption: SpaceX Falcon 9 hot fire test on March 27, 2017 for SES-10 launch on March 30 on KSC Pad 39A. It landed successfully on an unmanned drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. With the static fire test completed, the satellite is being loaded on to the rocket as the final preparations are underway for the launch. It has launched performed landings on a barge at sea multiple times.
The Luxembourg-based company SES will use SES-10 to provide broadcasting services across Latin America.
"Having been the first commercial satellite operator to launch with SpaceXback in 2013, we are excited to once again be the first customer to launch on SpaceX's first ever mission using a flight-proven rocket". The rocket's engines and tanks are the most expensive part of the vehicle to make, whereas refueling and refurbishing the vehicle could cost as little as a few million dollars.
SpaceX is planning to return three stages of the Falcon Heavy rocket to Earth after launching to space, according to Ostrove, and the company is also banking on reusability for its interplanetary launches in the future. Forecasters are predicting a 70 percent chance of acceptable weather.
He created The Dating Game that debuted in the 1965-66 season followed by The Newlywed Game in the summer of 1966. Barris started as a staffer at NBC News and then worked backstage at the TV music show " American Bandstand ".
OUR PREDICTION: The Gamecocks had a distinct advantage in the first two rounds while playing in their backyard of Greenville, S.C. For the first two weeks of practice, according to his players, Martin didn't let them even hold a basketball.
Local MP Faris al-Sanjari said the coalition air strike had targeted a truck bomb causing a huge explosion. The Iraqi troops and worldwide coalition forces don't know that civilians are inside, and they fire back.
He said he disagreed with Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron for supporting the lenient immigration policies that Germany has. He really needed to do well in this debate, trying to revive this campaign after weeks of legal woes and allegations.
Hezbollah and Israel fought a 34-day war along the Israel-Lebanon border in 2006 and both sides say they are prepared for another. A military spokesperson said in a statement that one anti-aircraft missile was intercepted by its Arrow anti-missile system.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday said Le Pen was not a "populist" but a "realist or anti-globalist" figure. Her father Jean-Marie Le Pen, who is known for his anti-Semitic and racist rhetoric, ran for president five times.
Cricketer-turned-politician Mohsin Raza was also sworn in as a minister of state becoming the only Muslim face in the Adityanath government.
Home invaders killed at Oklahoma residence
A fourth suspect behind the wheel of the getaway vehicle , 21-year-old Elizabeth Rodriguez, has turned herself in. Two of them died in the kitchen, while another crawled to the driveway before dying as well.
Vettel and Ferrari are back in the sunshine
But we want to know what you think, and if, based on this first race, you're looking forward to the rest of the season. We'll get a much better idea at the next race in Shanghai. "There was a bit of luck that Lewis came out in traffic".
North Korea prepping nuclear test in next few days
North Korea announced on Sunday that it had tested a new high-thrust engine considered applicable to its ballistic missiles. But just because a pre-emptive military strike is on the table, that does not mean the United States will go that route.
Meals on Wheels not expecting funding cut impact locally
The Lancaster program - which serves roughly half of the county map -has five part-time and three full-time staff members. Ossining Supervisor Dana Levenberg said the cuts would be catastrophic to nutrition programs for seniors.
Iwobi to Arsenal fans: Support Wenger
The Costa Rican global was shipped out on loan to Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon during the summer, after Wenger deemed him surplus to requirements this season.
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This pattern would have the "neckline" for Tesla shares at $260, a price that has been supporting as well as acted as resistance. The current share price indicate that stock is -1.93% away from its one year high and is moving 49.44% ahead of its 52-week low.
Gilgit-Baltistan to be declared a Province
It is not going to be an easy run for the Pakistani government, considering the hurdles in the way. In 2015, India had objected to Pakistan holding polls in Gilgit Baltistan.