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Falcon 9 sends JCSAT-14 to Orbit, self to Drone Ship

12 May 2016, 19:43 UTC
Falcon 9 sends JCSAT-14 to Orbit, self to Drone Ship
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On Friday, May 6th, 2016, SpaceX launched the JCSAT-14 satellite to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) on behalf of customer SKY Perfect JSAT Group. The mission was launched atop the Falcon 9 FT rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 in Cape Canaveral Florida. The JCSAT-14 satellite will provide customers in Japan, East Asia, Russia, Oceania, Hawaii, and Pacific islands with support for data networks, mobile telecommunications and television broadcasts.




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