Watch: SpaceX launches 'secret' US spacecraft Zuma

WION Web Team
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, United States Updated: Jan 08, 2018, 03:15 AM(IST)

Zuma is the third classified launch for the U.S. government by SpaceX. Photograph:( Twitter )

Elon Musk-led SpaceX today launched the secret Zuma spacecraft for the US government. 

The launch which was scheduled to take place in November finally happened after nearly a two-month delay on Sunday night.


"Team at the Cape completed additional propellant-loading tests today," SpaceX said.

Neither the US government or SpaceX has revealed anything about the "classified" spacecraft.

Zuma lifted off atop a two-stage Falcon 9 rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 

An elated Musk tweeted:




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