SpaceX - Falcon 9 / Intelsat 35e Mission patch.
July 5, 2017
Falcon 9 rocket carrying Intelsat 35e launch
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully delivered Intelsat 35e, a commercial communications satellite, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). Falcon 9 lifted off from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday, July 5, at 7:38 p.m. EDT.
Intelsat 35e Launch Webcast
The satellite was deployed approximately 32 minutes after launch and the customer has confirmed signal acquisition.
Intelsat 35e satellite
The high-throughput Intelsat 35e satellite is part of Intelsat’s “Epic” fleet, providing broadband, video and mobile communications services over eastern North America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe and Africa.
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