The California-based aerospace company, SpaceX has blasted off its most powerful Falcon 9 rocket, which is certified to carry humans to space later this year.
The Block 5 Falcon 9 rocket’s main goal for its maiden mission is to propel the first high-orbit communications satellite for Bangladesh, called Bangabandhu Satellite-1. The Block 5 Falcon 9 is eventually meant to carry astronauts to the International Space Station, with the first launch tentatively planned for December 2018.
Source- AIR World Service
Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
- SpaceX is the US-based aerospace agency.
- Its CEO is Elon Musk.