Media playback is unsupported on your device

SpaceX launches SES satellite from Cape Canaveral

4 December 2013 Last updated at 00:41 GMT

The US SpaceX company has launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

It was carrying a new platform for satellite operator SES - part of SpaceX's plan to take a big slice of the market for launching telecommunication satellites.

The launch was the company's third attempt, after technical glitches caused it to be postponed twice.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.