- Space X’s Falcon Heavy has launched its first commercial mission from Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, USA.
- The mission was to deploy Arabsat-6A. Arabsat-6A is a high-capacity telecommunications satellite. It will deliver television, radio, Internet and mobile communications to customers in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
- Falcon Heavy is a partially reusable heavy-lift launch vehicle. It is most powerful operational rocket in the world, with 27 engines firing at lift off.
- Space X is a private American space technologies company. It designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. It was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk.
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