Space X SES-9

Message posted by Gregos on March 05, 2016 at 5:20:08 PST:

Space X launched a communications satellite yesterday from the cape. It was a beautiful sunset launch, well worth watching. The video has commentary through out from launch to satellite deployment. The two dooflockers explain each step of the launch in layman's terms. Too bad the video cut out for the main engine landing and crash on the barge...
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SES 9 communications satellite. Owned by SES of Luxembourg, the spacecraft will provide direct-to-home and other communications services over Northeast Asia, South Asia and Indonesia, as well as maritime communications for vessels in the Indian Ocean. The rocket will fly on a full-thrust version of the Falcon 9 rocket. Delayed from July 15, August, November, December and Feb. 6. Scrubbed on Feb. 24, Feb. 25, Feb. 28 and March 1.

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