The American company SpaceX has launched a Falcon 9 launch vehicle with the Turkish communications satellite Turksat 5A into orbit. This satellite will be the fourth Turkish spacecraft in orbit.
The rocket launched from the Cape Canaveral cosmodrome in Florida at 21:13 (05:13 Moscow time), according to the website SpaceX . The device is designed to provide digital television and broadband Internet services. The satellite will cover Turkey, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
The founder of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, became the richest man in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. This happened on January 7 due to the growth of Tesla quotes by 4.8%.