The launch of the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Nusantara Satu communications satellite, formerly known as PSN 6, SpaceIL’s lunar lander, named Beresheet, and the Air Force Research Laboratory’s S5 space situational awareness satellite.
Live views of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida as it is readied to launch the Indonesian Nusantara Satu communications satellite, the Beresheet lunar lander for SpaceIL, and the S5 space surveillance satellite for the Air Force Research Laboratory.
Watch a zoomed in view of the Falcon 9 rocket with the first Crew Dragon capsule atop, briefly fire its engines for a crucial pre-launch test on Jan. 24, 2019 at launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center.
In this time-lapse video, the Falcon 9 rocket with the Crew Dragon atop rolls to launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center for the first time on January 3. The rocket was then lifted vertical for a series of fit checks and tests.
Watch as the New Horizons team hold a press conference an hour after they received confirmation that the spacecraft had successfully flown by Ultima Thule and had recorded the expected amount of science data.