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The private space exploration company - headed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk - took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 9:54 a.m. PT, aiming to take 10 satellites into space for voice and data company Iridium.
The accident destroyed the $62 million booster and a $200 million Israeli communications satellite that had been partly leased by Facebook Inc (FB.O) to expand internet access in Africa. Apart from the over 60 more satellites (in six batches) SpaceX is supposed to launch for Iridium in the coming months, the company has to make up for the over four months of delay.
The Elon Musk-backed rocket company then successfully landed the Falcon 9's booster stage onto its floating landing barge, named "just read the instructions" - and spot-on onto the centre of the barge.
Simulations Suggest New Model On How Moon Was Formed
A previous study based on the same samples also showed the moon formed early, within 68 million years of the solar system's birth. Perets, who added that, "a previously formed moon could therefore already exist when another moon-forming giant impact occurs".
The payload comprised of 10 next-generation Iridium telephone satellites, which the rocket lifted into orbit.
SpaceX has successfully launched a rocket carrying 10 low-Earth orbit satellites on behalf of Iridium.
This was the seventh time SpaceX has been successful landing a rocket booster on a barge or on land. Reports claimed that the company hopes to reduce the cost of the future space travel by formulating a reliable system of reusing and retrieving launch rockets for their future missions.
CBS joins Hulu's over the top live streaming service
DirecTV Now beat Hulu out of the gate, though that service's buggy launch on November 30 turned off some potential subscribers. Hulu has been putting the pieces in place for its live TV bundle since last spring, when it first announced its plans.
While weekend media coverage made mention of last year's setback, it was the long-term Space-X plan to provide commercial transport into space that grabbed the headlines, alongside the start of Iridum's mission to replace its entire satellite fleet.
SpaceX is back in business.
Investigators are said to have blamed the explosion on a helium tank inside the craft's liquid oxygen tank failing. The return to flight is an important step for SpaceX, a California-based company that has about 70 launches in line, worth more than $10 billion. Apart from clearing up the payload backlog the company has accumulated, SpaceX was also hired by NASA to fly a cargo to the International Space Station.
Their goal is to pursue the whaling fleet through the waters of the sanctuary, thus preventing further killings of the animals. Sea Shepherd has explained how the whale has met its death, which a representative described as "bloody".
The harassment came as the Mahan , along with the USS Makin Island , were headed through the strait toward the Persian Gulf. The Iranian vessels came within 800 meters of the Mahan , which was escorting two other USA military ships, they said.
He reached his boiling point after Lions running back Zach Zenner scored on a 5-yard run midway through the second quarter. Both Prescott and rookie rusher Ezekiel Elliott have greatly benefited from Dallas's stout offensive line.
Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press DUP leader Arlene Foster arrives at DUP headquarters on Belmont Avenue in east Belfast. Northern Ireland's deputy first minister Martin McGuinness is to resign over Arlene Foster's refusal to step down.
Are you dead set on the Galaxy S8 as your 2017 smartphone purchase? It will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 626. Instead, rumors are hinting that Samsung may not officially unveil the new smartphone until sometime around April.
Democrats were able to usher through almost 100 judges before they lost control of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections. Schumer warned the incoming President will fail if he sticks with a " Twitter presidency ".
Also, such persons travelling would not be required to register with the FRRO/Police authorities for any length of stay in India. He said, Indians staying overseas are respected not only for their strength in numbers but also for the contributions they make.
It was not immediately clear what caused the 40-year-old mother's chairlift death, extremely rare in the United States. Her 9-year-old sister airlifted via Flight for Life to Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora as of late Thursday.
Attorney General Sean Reyes said in a statement Wednesday that he's working with local officials to file a lawsuit. Obama also designated a Golden Butte National Monument on 300,000 acres of land outside of Las Vegas.
Patents are a reflection of how much a company invests in technologies that might make an impact on technologies of the future. Samsung was second overall, with 5,518 granted patents, and camera maker Canon was third on the list with 3,665 patents.
Corrective actions focus on making changes to avoid accumulations that likely caused the September 1 mishap. With its accident investigation over, SpaceX's next planned launch is less than a week away.
Ryan's production wasn't bad in his near two full seasons in Western New York as he finished 8-8 in 2015 and 7-8 this time around. Offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn was named the team's interim coach for the Bills' season finale against the New York Jets.
Tesco and M&S continue strong Christmas
In the United Kingdom , we saw our eighth consecutive quarter of volume growth and delivered a third successful Christmas. Primark owner Associated British Foods said sales jumped a whopping 22% in the 16 weeks to January 7.
Is this what the Samsung Galaxy S8 will look like?
Overall design Samsung is likely to keep the very successful design language it launched with the Galaxy S6. Mobile retail site Mobile Fun has listed for sale the Olixar Ultra-Thin Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge Case.
'Achhe Din' Will Come When Cong Back In Power, Says Rahul
Rahul also poked fun at Modi's oft-used catch-phrase " mitron " to deliver a Bachchan style take down of the prime minister. The world over, the Congress leader said, economists are ridiculing India for Modi's decision to scrap high-value notes.
Man United holding out for big money for Schneiderlin
At the same time, the transfer market is inflated, so trying to figure out an acceptable fee for players like them is hard . "I will allow them to leave, the club will allow if the right offer comes". "Is this a good situation? No.
New Record for New Cars Sold in UK
But he warned that 2017 could be more challenging with a weaker pound pushing up the price of imported goods. More than 85% of new cars bought in the United Kingdom are imported.
The Mystery of Ronda Rousey
Rousey is a favourite, but only a slight one: around 7-5, which translates to only about a 58 percent chance of winning. Rousey featured ten fights with six ending in decisions, two by knockout, one submission finish, and one No Contest.
Winter Storm Hits Plains, High Winds in Nebraska
Almost 20,000 customers of the South Dakota Rural Electric Association were without power as of Monday afternoon, according to AP. Heavy snow, freezing rain and wind gusts will make holiday travel treacherous in swaths of the northern United States.