SpaceX’s Newest Launch Includes Satellite Built By Michigan Tech Students

SpaceX launched its “most difficult” mission to date Tuesday morning.

Included in the launch was a satellite built by students at Michigan Technological University.

The “Falcon Heavy Rocket” lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center’s launch complex in Florida.

It roared into the sky around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning and went off without a hitch.

The rocket carried 24 experimental satellites into space for key customers, including the U.S. Department of Defense.

It includes “The Cculus” built by Michigan Tech students.

That will serve as a target for studying satellites from the ground.

Other experiments include a solar sail project headed by Bill Nye the Science Guy.