Watch Elon Musk's Starlink Falcon 9 launch online HERE

Watch Elon Musk's Starlink Falcon 9 launch online HERE

But the next SpaceX launch, presently scheduled for early Wednesday morning, is worth tuning into.

After the launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket two weeks ago, going back to launching a single core of a Falcon 9 rocket may seem like something of a letdown.

The manned mission planned for the end of 2018 will be the first time that astronauts have been launched into space on a commercially built rocket, and will be a major milestone for the U.S., who have not launched astronauts into orbit since the Space Shuttle flew for the last time 7 years ago, and have bought flights for it's astronauts on the Russian Soyuz rockets ever since.

The rocket will carry PAZ, an Earth observation satellite for Spain, and multiple smaller secondary payloads. "Instead, Facebook opted to lease broadband onboard Spacecom's AMOS-6 satellite, which was destroyed when a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded during fueling before launch in 2016".

On the other side, SpaceX will not recover the rocket's first stage as this part will no longer able to reuse for any future mission so, the company will allow it to fall into the Pacific Ocean.

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SpaceX's satellites may offer a direct-to-consumer wireless connection, a new option that will likely receive tons of blowback from current communications companies. The new payload faring of Flacon 9 will help to keep the aerodynamic profile of the rocket and it protects the costly payloads from Earth's atmosphere.

SpaceX launched the world's most powerful rocket, the Falcon Heavy (pictured), this month.

According to SeaTran, the company that owns Mr. Steven, the vessel is 205 feet (62 meters) long, can travel up to 32 knots (36.8 miles per hour, or about 59 km/h) and has a deck measuring 136 feet by 27 feet (41 by 8 m).

SpaceX tries to re-use rockets, payload fairings, boosters and other parts to try to cut down on the cost of each rocket mission. The estimated cost the fairing is around $6 million.

One of the most intriguing aspects of Wednesday launch will come a few minutes after liftoff when the payload fairings separate from the top of the rocket. It is B1038 and it has been also used to launch a Format-5 satellite for Taiwan in August 2017. On Thursday, it received backing from FCC chairman Ajit Pai, who said that Starlink would be "on such innovation ... to provide high-speed internet to rural Americans".

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