vendredi 27 mai 2016

Falcon 9 successfully delivered THAICOM 8 to a Super Synchronous Transfer Orbit

SpaceX - Falcon 9 / THAICOM 8 patch

May 27, 2016

Falcon 9 / THAICOM 8 launch

Falcon 9 successfully delivered THAICOM 8 to a Super Synchronous Transfer Orbit, with a high orbit of 91,000km, and the first stage landed on our Of Course I Still Love You droneship in the Atlantic.

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Launch & Landing of 25th SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket with Thaicom 8

SpaceX have successfully launched the 25th Falcon 9 rocket since the inaugural flight in 2010 at 21:39 UTC, 17:39 Local time May 27th 2016 from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral in Florida carrying the Thaicom 8 communications satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 First Stage for Thaicom 8 Lands Successfully

SpaceX have successfully landed their 4th Falcon 9 first stage, the 3rd to land on the ocean barge out in the Atlantic ocean.

THAICOM 8 satellite

This first stage launched the Thaicom 8 communications satellite into orbit on the 25th launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9.

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Images, Video, Text, Credits: SpaceX/Günter Space Page.

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