Falcon 9 • Telstar 18 VANTAGE

Photo Event Date: 
Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 11:33pm to Monday, September 10, 2018 - 3:33am
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Falcon 9 • Telstar 18 VANTAGE
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Launch window: 0335-0735 GMT on 18th (11:35 p.m.-3:35 a.m. EDT on 17th/18th)
Launch site: Cape Canaveral, Florida

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Telstar 18 VANTAGE communications satellite for Telesat. The Telstar 18 VANTAGE satellite will provide broadcast, enterprise and government communications services over parts of India, China, Mongolia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Ocean region. APT Satellite of Hong Kong has an agreement to use capacity on Telstar 18V, which is also known as Apstar 5C. The satellite was built SSL. Delayed from July.