SpaceX completes first paid flight of most powerful rocket

  1. Space X’s Falcon Heavy has launched its first commercial mission from Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, USA.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.