SpaceX To Launch SES/EchoStar Satellite Today

SpaceX To Launch SES/EchoStar Satellite Today

SpaceX will send a Falcon 9 rocket into space this afternoon. While that seems commonplace these days, this launch is unique for several reasons. First of all it will be the firms second launch this week. Second, they’ll sending this satellite into orbit via a reused rocket. Third, the spacecraft is a joint project from EchoStar and SES, and this will be the latter company’s maiden voyage on SpaceX. The launch is scheduled for 6:53 PM EST.

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