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Hispasat 30W-6 successfully launched on Falcon 9

Tuesday 6 March 2018 | 09:15 CET | News
SpaceX has announced the successful launch of Hispasat's 30W-6 satellite from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The satellite, weighing about six metric tons, is the third largest geostationary satellite SpaceX has flown to date and was deployed to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit approximately 33 minutes after launch. SpaceX added that on this occasion it didn't attempt to land Falcon 9's first stage after launch due to unfavorable weather conditions in the recovery area off the Atlantic Coast. The launch – the 50th using the Falcon 9 system – was

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Companies: Hispasat / SpaceX
Countries: North America / South America
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