Launch vehicle Falcon 9 with the secret mission of Zuma was launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The company SpaceX broadcast the launch.
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The rocket started at 03.00 in Kiev.
Information about the parameters of the orbit of the Zuma satellite and its destination is classified. Also it is not known which department the mission belongs to.
SpaceX is an American company founded in 2002 by Ilon Mask in order to reduce the cost of flying into space and open the way to the colonization of Mars. The company developed rocket carriers Falcon 1 and Falcon 9, as well as a spaceship Dragon.
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In 2018, SpaceX intends to increase the number of launches by about 50%