A Falcon 9 Rocket Successfully Launches The GovSat-1 Satellite Into Orbit.

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at 4:25 PM EST, SpaceX successfully launched the GovSat-1 satellite into orbit from Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. 

SpaceX Falcon 9 sits at launch complex 40 prior to launching the GovSat-1 payload into orbit.
SpaceX Falcon 9 sits at launch complex 40 prior to launching the GovSat-1 payload into orbit. Credit: Jason Perrone

View photos and video from the launch on our mission gallery page.

The next SpaceX launch attempt is the Falcon Heavy Demo Flight scheduled for Feb 6th 2018. The Falcon Heavy Demo Flight will be the largest and most powerful rocket to have launched since the Saturn V rocket launches. 

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