Falcon 9 Full Thrust
BulgariaSat-1

Falcon 9 Full Thrust | BulgariaSat-1

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 BulgariaSat-1 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, Jun 23rd, 2017, 2:10 PM 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

BulgariaSat-1

BulgariaSat-1 is a geostationary communications satellite operated by Bulgaria Sat and manufactured by SSL. Its payload is composed of 30 Ku band BSS transponders and 2 Ku-band FSS transponders for fixed satellite services and high-definition television broadcasts. It is designed to deliver service for 15 years with a projected fuel life of over 20 years. BulgariaSat-1 is designed to provide direct-to-home television service and data communications services to the Balkans and other European regions.

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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