CAPE CANAVERAL - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station early June 4, blazing through balmy Florida night-time skies to deliver a powerful new communications satellite into orbit for Luxembourg-based SES.  The rocket’s nine liquid oxygen- and kerosene-fueled Merlin engines roared to life at 12:45 a.m. EDT, 16 min. into the four-hour launch window to allow time for additional monitoring of potentially threatening anvil clouds.  For its 11th ...

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