A SpaceX Falcon 9 Will Launch The EchoStar 23 Satellite.

The EchoStar 23 satellite is set to launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida sometime late February (NET Feb 28) from launch complex 39A. SpaceX recently remodeled the historic launch pad to accommodate their Falcon 9 and Falcon 9 heavy rockets. 

EchoStar 23 to launch from LC-39a
New SpaceX hanger at the historic launch complex 39a at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida

The EchoStar 23 satellite is a communications satellite for the EchoStar Corp. The EchoStar communications satellite is based on a spare platform from the canceled CMBStar 1 satellite program, will provide direct to home TV services for Brazil.

More EchoStar launches by SpaceX can be found on out EchoStar mission gallery page

Learn more at SpaceX.com


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