SpaceX launches SES commercial TV satellite for Asia

SpaceX launches SES commercial TV satellite for Asia
 

The US SpaceX company has announced its intention to take a big slice of the market for launching the world's TV and telecoms satellites. The California outfit has just launched a new platform for satellite operator SES to serve its growing customer base in India and South East Asia.
It is the first time SpaceX has put a satellite in a geostationary transfer orbit, far above the Earth.
The launch took place at Cape Canaveral in Florida.
It came at the third time of asking, after two previous launch attempts in recent days had been thwarted by technical glitches.
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4 December 2013 in Science &Technology, Views: 25
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