SpaceX Gets Good Luck Rolling Again With Orbcomm Launch
After three delays, the spaceflight company finally launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying six satellites into orbit, the latest good news for SpaceX.By Jay Strubberg | July 14, 2014
For SpaceX founder Elon Musk, it might as well be: if at first you don't succeed, try, try again and again ... and again. (Via Getty Images)
In its fourth attempt and after months of delays, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on its way to deliver six commercial satellites into orbit Monday.
Well, the launch was at least halfway successful. It was partly meant to test whether SpaceX could reuse its rocket boosters, and that portion of the project didn't fair so well.