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May 6, 2016
Image above: Liftoff of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle carrying the JCSAT-14 satellite to Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO).
Launch & Landing of SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket with Japanese JCSAT-14
A SpaceX Falcon 9 Full Thrust rocket has successfully launched from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral in Florida carrying the Japanese communications satellite JCSAT-14. Liftoff occured at 05:21 UTC, May 6th 2016.
Image above: Screen shot of the Falcon 9 first stage landing on SpaceX's Of Course I Still Love You drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket deliver JCSAT-14, a commercial communications satellite for SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO).
Image above: JCSAT-14 satellite following successful deployment to its targeted geosynchronous transfer orbit.
SKY Perfect JSAT is a leading satellite operator in the Asia-Pacific region and provides high-quality satellite communications to its customers using its fleet of 15 satellites.
JCSAT-14 communication satellite
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