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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina greeted the countrymen for successful launching of Bangladesh's first communication satellite into space, saying that it added a new milestone to the path of continued advancement of the country.
SpaceX began a project to improve the Falcon-9 hardware according to NASA's instructions. As the 2nd phase remained to power Bangabandhu-1 to a high geostationary transfer orbit, the initial stage steered its back to Planet, carrying out a determine goal on a robot SpaceX "drone ship" pointed in the Atlantic Sea virtually 400 miles (630 kilometers) southeast of KSC. "With launching of Bangabandhu Satellite-1, we are hoisting our national flag in the space".
The booster's first stage executed a flawless touchdown nine minutes after the launch and landed, just as planned, on SpaceX's "Of Course I Still Love You" drone ship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. Within the next year, Chief Executive Elon Musk wants to fly the same rocket twice within a 24-hour period. The bird detached from the second rocket stage, and is now maneuvering into geostationary orbit around Earth, where it will handle internet communications and television broadcasting for Bangladesh's main telco.
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The liftoff of the Falcon 9 was under partly cloudy skies and went without incident after leaving the pad.
The SpaceX rocket tried to take off on Thursday, but the launch was aborted just one minute before its lift-off time of 5:47 p.m. due to a problem with ground systems that automatically triggered the vehicle's abort sequence, according to a press statement from SpaceX.
The 3.9-ton (3.5 statistics heaps) Bangabandhu 1, which was developed by French business Thales Alenia Room, will certainly be Bangladesh's initial interactions satellite.
The Block 5 is also expected to be a key player in helping SpaceX send humans into space.
"It's really better in every way than the Block 4", Musk told journalists yesterday before the initially scheduled May 10 launch. "This rocket is truly created to be- the intent is to be one of the most trusted rocket ever before constructed.".