SpaceX is Launching a Secret Satellite for the United States Space Force

Elon Musk's SpaceX launched a secret mission for the US Space Force in the first Falcon-Heavy launch of the year (USSF). Early on Monday morning, Florida's Kennedy Space Center (KSC) saw the launch of SpaceX's most potent rocket. Continuous Broadcast Augmenting SATCOM 2 (CBAS-2) was launched into a geostationary orbit more than 35,000 kilometres above Earth and served as the mission's main satellite. 

SpaceX is Launching a Secret Satellite for the United States Space Force
Source: SpaceX
   The satellite offers communications relay capabilities in support of our senior officials and military commanders, according to a source. Officials from the Space Force said in a statement to that the aim of CBAS-2 is to improve current military satellite communication capabilities and continuously communicate military data using space-based satellite relay systems. The company's most potent rocket, the Falcon-Heavy, is propelled by three Falcon-9 first stages that have been modified. The cargo is pushed into the predetermined orbit around the planet by the central booster, which is connected to the other two launchers. The Falcon-Heavy has performed five launches and eleven landings so far. The Falcon Heavy is one of the most potent operational rockets in the world, capable of launching approximately 64 cubic meters into space. At launching, the rocket's 27 Merlin engines produce more than 5 million pounds of thrust, or the equivalent of about 18 747 aircraft.

    According to a SpaceX update, "This was the second launch and landing of these Falcon Heavy side boosters, which previously supported USSF-44." The drones captured an iconic shot of the twin boosters returning to the launch pad as they landed in Landing Zones 1 and 2, respectively, at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. The Involved Propulsive ESPA (LDPE)-3A payload adaptor, which can store up to six tiny satellites, was also carried by the mission, and five of those slots were occupied, according to

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