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SpaceX“™s Falcon 9 Launches SES-12 Satellite Aboard Pre-Flown Rocket

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SpaceX“™s Falcon 9 Launches SES-12 Satellite Aboard Pre-Flown Rocket - top government contractors - best government contracting eventA communications satellite of Luxembourg-based SES took off Monday aboard SpaceX“™s Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

SpaceX said Monday the rocket“™s first stage used to launch the SES-12 satellite was initially deployed in September 2017 to support the Orbital Test Vehicle 5 mission.

The satellite is designed to expand SES“™ capabilities to deliver very small aperture terminal and high-throughput data connectivity and direct-to-home broadcasting services in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East.

Airbus“™ defense and space business produced SES-12 that has a mission duration of approximately 15 years and will replace the NSS-6 satellite at the geostationary transfer orbit.

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Written by Jane Edwards

is a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, where she writes for ExecutiveBiz about IT modernization, cybersecurity, space procurement and industry leaders’ perspectives on government technology trends.

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