SpaceX Targets Thursday For Launch And Droneship Landing
Sarah Fecht
at 09:21 AM May 26 2016
Ready to blow our minds

SpaceX is hoping to launch the 7,000-pound Thaicom 8 into space on Thursday at 5:40 pm Eastern. From its geosynchronous orbit, the satellite will beam television and internet signals into Southeast Asia.

After the launch, the Falcon 9 rocket's first stage booster will turn around and attempt to land on an autonomous barge in the Atlantic Ocean.

If the landing goes, it'll be SpaceX's fourth successful landing--the first was on land and the second and third touched down on the drone ship. They might need a bigger hangar soon.

As always, catch up on SpaceX launches and landings here.

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