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SpaceX to expand rocket fix center in Florida

SpaceX is now preparing for its tenth launch of the year.The privately owned rocket company, operated by entrepreneur Elon Musk, proposes building a 67,222-square-foot (6,245-square meter) hangar just south of its Cape Canaveral launch sites to prepare recovered Falcon boosters for reflight, according to the documents. The mission launches from Kennedy Space Center and the launch window opens at 7:36 p.m.The anticipated launch of the next rocket over the weekend will be the third initiative for the company in a span of nine days.Built by Boeing, the Sunday mission’s payload Intelsat 35e satellite is designed for delivering broadband data, Ultra HD TV broadcasts, as well as related services for mobile and government entities. The new Intelsat 35e is meant to substitute the existing Intelsat 903 communication satellite to allow the telecom station to offer better communication signals back to the Earth.SpaceX is perfecting the process of landing used rockets; the company has returned reusable boosters to Earth twelve times since the first successful Falcon rocket landing in 2015.The recent Falcon 9’s re-launch is the first of its kind in the history of orbital rockets to be launched in the space for a second chance.SpaceX also seeks to expand its facilities in Florida to refurbish as well as store its reusable rocket boosters as its pace of launches is fast accelerating. Besides saving mucho dollars, the company will consolidate its production and work more efficiently.SpaceX’s reusable rocket technology is seen as a feat in affordable, efficient space exploration, a concept developed by the company to slash costs in rocket manufacturing, engineering, and launching.