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SpaceX Launches Dual Payload to GTO

By Marc Boucher
March 2, 2015
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SpaceX Launches Dual Payload to GTO
SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of dual satellite payload.

A SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched the ABS 3A and EUTELSAT 115 West B satellites towards a supersynchronous transfer orbit. The launch took place on time when the launch window opened at 10:50 p.m. EST on Sunday, March 1, 2015, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
The satellites were deployed approximately 30 minutes after liftoff. This was the third launch of the year for SpaceX.

SpaceX’s next launch is scheduled for March 21 when they will launch the Turkmenistan communication satellite TurkmenAlem52E/MonacoSat.

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