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SpaceX launched a new version of Falcon 9


Falcon 9 launched vehicle will put into orbit a satellite for Bangladesh.Company Ilona Mask SpaceX has launched into space a new modification of the rocket Falcon 9 Block 5 which is to bring into orbit the Earth satellite Bangabandhu Satellite-1 commissioned by the Government of Bangladesh. The launch was carried out at 23:14 on Friday, May 11, in Kyiv time.
The satellite should be put into orbit 33 minutes after launching the rocket, the company's press service reported .

Bangabandhu Satellite-1  took off from the launch pad LC-39A of the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA. According to the launch plan, the first stage of the rocket should land on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean.

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