Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Echostar 23

Falcon 9 Full Thrust | Echostar 23

SpaceX launch of a Falcon 9 Full Thrust (Block 3) Rocket

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SpaceX was scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 Full Thrust (Block 3) rocket as part of the Echostar 23 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Mar 16th, 2017, 1:35 AM from Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL. The status of the launch was Success with an 90% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Falcon 9 Full Thrust (Block 3) and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Echostar 23

Echostar 23 is a geostationary communications satellite, which will provide direct-to-home television broadcast services over Brazil. Being a flexible Ku-band satellite, it is capable of providing service from any of eight different orbital slots.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Rocket

Falcon 9 Full Thrust (Block 3)

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