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SpaceX Set to Launch Defense Department Space Experiments On Board Florida Falcon Heavy

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy spacecraft surged into space late Monday night, June 24, carrying 24 satellites on a mission considered among the Hawthorne-based rocket builder’s most challenging missions yet. Lift-off occurred at 11:30 p.m. (2:30 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday) from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. The mission, called STP-2, is led by the U.S. Air Force