PHOTO GALLERY: SpaceX Falcon 9 Telstar 19 VANTAGE Lights Up Night Sky On Florida’s Space Coast

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Launched on Sunday at 1:50 a.m. ET

On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 1:50 a.m. EDT, SpaceX successfully launched the Telstar 19 VANTAGE satellite to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. (SpaceX Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 1:50 a.m. EDT, SpaceX successfully launched the Telstar 19 VANTAGE satellite to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

The satellite was deployed approximately 32 minutes after liftoff.

Following stage separation, SpaceX successfully landed Falcon 9’s first stage on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship in the Atlantic Ocean.

The next launch from Florida’s Space Coast is scheduled to be SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying the Merah Putih communications satellite for Telkom Indonesia. Launch is set for Thursday, August 2.

Launch window opens at 1:19 a.m. ET.

ABOVE VIDEO: On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 1:50 a.m. EDT, SpaceX successfully launched the Telstar 19 VANTAGE satellite to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

PHOTO GALLERY

*Images by SpaceX

Telstar 19 Vantage Mission. (SpaceX Image)

Telstar 19 Vantage Mission. (SpaceX Image)

Telstar 19 Vantage Mission. (SpaceX Image)

Telstar 19 Vantage Mission. (SpaceX Image)

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