Falcon 9 • EchoStar 23

Photo Event Date: 
Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
1:35am to 4:05am
Photo Event Name: 
Falcon 9 • EchoStar 23
Photo Event Location: 
LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center
Photo Event Info: 

Launch time: 0507-0737 GMT (12:07-2:37 a.m. EST)
Launch site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch EchoStar 23 communications satellite for EchoStar Corp. EchoStar 23, based on a spare platform from the canceled CMBStar 1 satellite program, will provide direct-to-home television broadcast services over Brazil. Delayed from 3rd quarter, 4th quarter, Jan. 8, Jan. 26 and Jan. 30.