SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (SPACEX) – Rocket manufacturer SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday (May 1) morning.
The rocket is carrying a satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office as part of the NROL-76 Mission. Details of the mission remain classified.
After the Falcon 9 deploys the satellite, it will return to Earth and land at SpaceX’s Landing Zone at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
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