On October 7th, Twitter was filled with photos of Falcon 9 rocket, which was launched by SpaceX in Southern California. The users posted jaw-dropping photos and videos of this event and the amazing sky illuminating effects that resulted from it. The Falcon 9 rocket was launched into orbit from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. This base is located about 158 miles north of Los Angeles.
What did they launch into Orbit?
They delivered Earth-observation radar satellite SAOCOM-1A into orbit for Argentina’s “National Space Agency”. The mission was a success. SpaceX also landed its first stage of Flacon 9 at a new site called Landing Zone 4. The rocket was clearly visible till stage two separation, that wowed spectators across the region.
No one would want to miss an event like this. Therefore, the people who were present there to witness this spectacular event, did not miss a chance to capture the moment and upload it on social media sites like twitter.
There has been controversial news about Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX. He was being criticized at all the social media platforms.
About Elon Musk
Elon Musk is the co-founder and CEO at Tesla, overseeing all product design, engineering and manufacturing of the company’s electric vehicles, battery products, and Solar Roofs. Tesla’s mission has been to accelerate the world’s transition to a sustainable energy future. The first Tesla product, the Roadster sports car, debuted in 2008. Model S sedan in 2012, and the Model X SUV, which launched in 2015. Tesla also produces two energy storage products, the Powerwall home battery and the Powerpack industrial-scale battery.
Tesla became the world’s first vertically-integrated sustainable energy company with the acquisition of SolarCity in 2016. SolarCity is the leading provider of solar power systems in the United States. In 2017 released Solar Roof – a beautiful and affordable energy generation product. Elon is also the co-founder, CEO and lead designer of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX).
Previously, Elon co-founded and sold PayPal, the world’s leading Internet payment system, and also Zip2, one of the first internet maps and directions services, which helped bring major publishers like the New York Times and Hearst online.
Firstly, SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecrafts. Secondly, Elon Musk established SpaceX in 2002. However, SpaceX has gained worldwide attention for a series of historic milestones. It is the only private company capable of returning a spacecraft from low Earth orbit, which it first accomplished in 2010. The company made history again in 2012 when its Dragon spacecraft became the first commercial spacecraft to deliver cargo to and from the International Space Station.