SpaceX launched its most secretive satellite ‘ZUMA’ from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center
SpaceX launched its most secretive satellite ‘ZUMA’ from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched the ZUMA satellite for the US government from NASA’s Kennedy Space center in its most secretive mission till date.  SpaceX has previously completed launches for the Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office before but this was the first time that the government agency which awarded the contract was not known.  The launch of ‘ZUMA’ makes way for SpaceX to concentrate its resources on testing the Flacon Heavy Rocket system which is nothing but three Falcon 9 rockets put together to create a launch system with twice the current power.  However, Elon Musk isn’t as confident that the heavy launch will go as smoothly as the ‘ZUMA’.

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