SpaceX - Falcon 9 / JCSAT-16 Mission patch.
August 14, 2016
Falcon 9 rocket carrying JCSAT-16 launch
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket deliver JCSAT-16, a commercial communications satellite for SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO).
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 16 satellites.
JCSAT-16 launch and first stage landing
SpaceX have launched their 8th Falcon 9 rocket of the year today, August 14th 2016 at 05:26 UTC carrying the JCSAT-16 satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit.
JSCA-16 satellite separation from the second stage
The mission was successful including the recovery of the first stage on a barge out in the Atlantic ocean.
First stage landed on the SpaceX barge
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