SpaceX successfully launches Egyptian communications satellite

Capitalism in space: SpaceX today successfully launched an Egyptian communications satellite using its Falcon 9 rocket.

The first stage completed its seventh flight, and landed safely on the drone ship in the Atlantic.

The leaders in the 2022 launch race:

23 SpaceX
18 China
8 Russia
3 Rocket Lab

The U.S. now leads China 32 to 18 in the national rankings, and the entire world combined 32 to 29.