SpaceX Falcon 9 To Launch From Cape Canaveral Air Force Station February 24

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket set to launch Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on February 24, 2016 6:46 p.m. (NASA.gov image)

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on February 24 at 6:46 p.m. (NASA.gov image)

BREVARD COUNTY – CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on February 24 at 6:46 p.m.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will carrying the SES-9 Communications Satellite, part of a satellite fleet that will expand the capability to provide direct-to-home (DTH) broadcasting and mobile communications in Indonesia, the Philippines, South Asia and Northeast Asia.

The satellite will be co-located with SES-7 and assist DTH operators with their transition to HD and Ultra HD content.

SES-9 will reach remote areas on land and over the Indian Ocean with high speed broadband services and powerful wide-beam coverage.

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This will result in continuous in-flight connectivity across the Indian Ocean.

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