SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket wins Air Force certification and a $130 million contract

9:51 AM ET Fri, 22 June 2018

SpaceX's behemoth Falcon Heavy rocket has won U.S. Air Force's certification before even launching a second time, marking another milestone for CEO Elon Musk's space venture. The Department of Defense said Thursday that SpaceX won a $130 million for a contract to launch the Air Force Space Command-52 satellite into orbit.