SpaceX Launches Telecommunications Satellite into Space

By: SpaceX/CBS
By: SpaceX/CBS

SpaceX launched the THAICOM 6 telecommunications satellite for satellite provider Thaicom on Monday, (1/6).

The rocket is 224-foot-tall and weighs nearly 7-thousand pounds.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched on Monday afternoon, beginning a 55,000 mile journey to put a communications satellite in orbit.

It’s mission: bringing high-definition TV to Thailand and surrounding areas.


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