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 Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Rocket

Falcon 9 Full Thrust (Block 3)

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