SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Set For Launch Sunday From Cape

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set Sunday at 10:49 p.m. to launch Boeing’s Eutelsat 115 West B and ABS 3A communications satellites, which will provide the Americas with video, data, government and mobile services for Paris-based Eutelsat.

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION – A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set Sunday at 10:49 p.m. to launch Boeing’s Eutelsat 115 West B and ABS 3A communications satellites, which will provide the Americas with video, data, government and mobile services for Paris-based Eutelsat.

SpaceX-Falcon-9-launch-180-1The rocket will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 40.

ABS 3A will distribute television programming, Internet and mobile phone connectivity, and maritime services across the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Middle East for Asia Broadcast Satellite of Bermuda and Hong Kong.

LAUNCH FACTS

  • Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015
  • Vehicle: Falcon 9
  • Mission: Eutelsat 115 West B & ABS-3A
  • Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
  • Launch Window: 10:49 p.m. – 11:34 p.m.

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