As planned, the nine Merlin 1D engines at the base of the first stage shut down two minutes and 45 seconds after liftoff, burning through virtually all of the booster's propellants.
SpaceX was hoping to conduct additional tests of the Falcon Heavy rocket with the help of NASA.
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He was suspended for 18 months by the Italian tennis federation in July 2016 before later being cleared of any wrongdoing. Djokovic was beaten in four sets by the unseeded Italian Cecchinato in a thriller at Roland Garros .
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And, Anderson noted, one of the key themes in their study was the idea that teens "felt that social media caused distraction". By comparison, during Pew's 2014-2015 survey , only 24 per cent of teens said there were online nearly constantly.
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Surrey's 19-year-old all-rounder Sam Curran along with England fast bowler Tymal Mills have also been added to the World XI squad. Morgan had picked up the injury during the Royal London One-Day cup in an encounter against Somerset on Sunday (May 27).
The satellite could help broadcast television programs directly to more than 18 Million households in the Asia-Pacific region, along with the SES-8 satellite, launched in 2013 by SpaceX.
"It's big", said Martin Halliwell, chief technology officer at SES, of the satellite. It is created to support SES's direct-to-home broadcasting and data connectivity services in the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region, including rapidly growing markets such as India and Indonesia, according to SES.
About 27 feet tall and almost 12,000 pounds heavy, Halliwell joked that the spacecraft built by Airbus Defense and Space in France hardly fit into the nose of the Falcon 9 rocket or payload fairing.
SpaceX launched a communications satellite early Monday morning. "The Airbus team has now started SES-12 Electric Orbit Raising (EOR) operations". The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and institutions. The SES satellite will be one of the company's largest. "And satellite is one of the (ways) - and sometimes the only way - to connect.to those markets".