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SpaceX rocket to carry satellites that will improve Australia's weather forecasting
25 June 2019
Six satellites that will improve Australia's weather forecasting will shoot into space on the world's most powerful operational rocket today, with the help of a small team of experts in the Northern Territory.
SpaceX, the company founded by entrepreneur Elon Musk, and the US Department of Defence will launch two dozen satellites into space on the Falcon Heavy rocket, scheduled to launch from Florida's Cape Canaveral.
Source: ABC News
Image credit: SpaceX - Six satellites designed to improve Australian weather forecasts will launch from Cape Canaveral.