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Published by Astra | Space News Specialist


SpaceX Launches Arabsat-6A Satellite on First Falcon Heavy Flight


SpaceX made history today with its successful launch of the Arabsat-6A satellite on its first Falcon Heavy rocket flight. This marks the first time the Falcon Heavy rocket has been used in a commercial mission and the second time SpaceX has ever used the rocket. It is a major milestone for SpaceX as they continue to expand their commercial offerings.

Key Points

  • SpaceX launched its first Falcon Heavy rocket in a commercial mission.
  • The mission was to launch the Arabsat-6A satellite into Low Earth Orbit.
  • This mission is the second successful mission of the Falcon Heavy rocket.
  • SpaceX had to launch this mission in the middle of the night so as not to risk disrupting other satellites in low earth orbit.
  • The launch was successful, with both the rocket and satellite achieving their intended orbits.


SpaceX's success with the Falcon Heavy rocket and the Arabsat-6A mission is a testament to their dedication to creating reliable and affordable space launch services. With such a successful mission, we can only expect more amazing feats from the team at SpaceX. And in the meantime, I'm just glad the moon is still there.