SpaceX launches Egypt’s Nilesat 301 satellite, lands rocket

SpaceX launched a communications satellite and landed the returning rocket on a ship at sea on Wednesday (June 8).

A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket carrying Nilesat 301, a satellite that will be operated by the Egyptian company Nilesat, launched from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida Wednesday at 5:04 p.m. EDT (2104 GMT).