A hectic week of orbital flights continues with a SpaceX launch Wednesday

By Eric Berger This is an extraordinary week for orbital launches. On Monday, alone, a Soyuz rocket carried three humans into space, en route to the International Space Station. Then, a Falcon 9 rocket launched 64 smallsats into orbit about 500km above the planet. On Tuesday, the flurry of activity continued when an Ariane 5 rocket lofted two …