SpaceX rocket to make a pit stop 305 miles up in space


Falcon 9 rocket of the SpaceX company will be all set to carry two payloads into the orbit. Scientists believe that this launch will be pretty exciting one. It will be sending five communication satellites for Iridium which needs to get positioned at 500 miles up from the Earth’s surface. However, a NASA mission needs to be executed at the 300-mile mark. At that position, NASA needs to make a pit stop and make a turnout.

The spacecraft will be moving around thousands of miles per hour. The situation would be similar to the dropping a friend midway and then be going away to the next destination. What does this mean? The first stage of the rocket will take