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.