Nighttime Spectacle as SpaceX Rocket Launches US Military Spaceplane

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday, December 28, carrying the US Space Force’s (USSF) Boeing X-37 spaceplane into orbit. The mission, designated USSF-52, marked Falcon Heavy’s ninth launch overall and the third Falcon Heavy launch in support of national security, according to SpaceX. Footage shared by