Midnight-Hour Falcon 9 Launch Sends Hispasat 30W-6 to Orbit, Weather Prevents Stage 1 Recovery

SpaceX’s 50th Falcon 9 rocket lit up the sky over Florida’s Space Coast after a midnight-hour liftoff from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday, blasting into orbit on a heavy-loaded mission with the Hispasat 30W-6 multi-purpose communications satellite.

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