The company SpaceX launched a secret satellite Zuma for the U.S. government

The company SpaceX launched a secret satellite Zuma for the U.S. government

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Компания SpaceX запустила секретный спутник Zuma для правительства США

The first stage of the rocket Falcon 9 successfully landed on Cape Canaveral

The Falcon 9 rocket was launched on 7 January at 20:00 on the East coast of the US with a US air force base in Florida.

According to the website Space.com that stage of the rocket separated after 2 minutes, 19 seconds, after which the first stage successfully landed on the landing pad SpaceX at Cape Canaveral.

The main purpose of this launch was the orbit insertion apparatus Zuma, made by aerospace company Northrop Grumman for the government of the United States. The characteristics of the orbit and the tasks to be performed by the apparatus is classified. It is also unknown which Agency will control the satellite.