Falcon 9 Full Thrust
JCSAT-14

Falcon 9 Full Thrust | JCSAT-14

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 JCSAT-14 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, May 6th, 2016, 1:21 AM from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, 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

JCSAT-14

Built on the LS-1300 bus by SSL, JCSAT-14 will replace JCSAT 2A in geostationary orbit. Positioned at 154 degrees east, the satellite will provide high speed connectivity for maritime, aviation and resource exploration in Asia, Russia, Oceania and the Pacific. The craft contains 26 C and 18 Ku-band transponders, which are powered by 2 solar arrays for its 15 year lifetime.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
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Rocket

Falcon 9 Full Thrust (Block 3)

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