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Falcon 9 is a reusable, two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of people and payloads into Earth orbit.
After completing 31 successful missions in 2021, SpaceX launched the first batch of Starlink satellites of the new year, sending 49 Internet satellites into orbit atop the Falcon 9 partially reusable rocket.
As part of the Transporter-1 mission, SpaceX delivered a total of 143 satellites into orbit, which became a world record for the simultaneous launch of spacecraft into Earth orbit.
The flight called Crew-1 marks the first operational mission of the Crew Dragon as well as a new era of regularly sending people to the ISS for NASA.
SpaceX made it again: Elon Musk's company launched one more stack of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit. The company made another step closer to providing high-speed broadband internet to everyone.
The first Crew Dragon operational mission was delayed to November as SpaceX plans to study a Falcon 9 anomaly first. The company plans to investigate what happened with the first-stage engine gas generators during a private flight.
Friday’s launch abort is the second one for SpaceX in two days. On Thursday, the launch of another Falcon 9 rocket was canceled. It was supposed to bring 60 Starlink satellites into orbit.