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SpaceX, Telesat achieve repeat success with midnight-hour launch


SpaceX, Telesat achieve repeat success with midnight-hour launch For the second time in seven weeks, SpaceX, Telesat and SSL teamed up for a commercial satellite launch from Cape Canaveral early Monday, this time successfully deploying into orbit a high-power telecom payload developed in a joint venture with a Hong Kong-based company. The Telstar 18 VANTAGE communications satellite, also known as APSTAR 5C, was released into orbit by the Falcon 9’s second stage around 32 minutes after liftoff, which occurred at 12:45 a.m. EDT (0445 GMT) Monday.   More



(Source: SpaceFlight Now - Sep 11)

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