mardi 6 mars 2018

SpaceX - Hispasat 30W-6 Mission Success

SpaceX - Falcon 9 / Hispasat 30W-6 Mission patch.

March 6, 2018

Falcon 9 carrying Hispasat 30W-6 launch

Falcon 9 successfully delivered the Hispasat 30W-6 satellite to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) on Tuesday, March 6 after launching from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

HISPASAT 30W-6 Mission

The Hispasat 30W-6 satellite was deployed approximately 33 minutes after launch. SpaceX did not attempt to land Falcon 9’s first stage after launch due to unfavorable weather conditions in the recovery area off the Atlantic Coast.

Hispasat 30W-6 satellite

Hispasat 30W-6 communications satellite, formerly known as Hispasat 1F, for Madrid-based Hispasat. Hispasat 30W-6 will provide television, broadband, corporate networks and other communications services over Europe, North Africa and the Americas. The Hispasat 30W-6 satellite was built by Space Systems/Loral.

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


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