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PWSP 1.5 : Third time the charm for Spacex. SES-8 well on its way to GeoSat Orbit.

4 Dec 2013, 03:12 UTC
PWSP 1.5 : Third time the charm for Spacex. SES-8 well on its way to GeoSat Orbit.
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SpaceX third attempt at Falcon 9 rocket SES-8 communications satellite launch succeeds, so far. SpaceX launched their Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket on Tuesday, ahead of successfully lofting the SES-8 satellite into its Geostationary Transfer Orbit. In what was the debut of SpaceX’s upgraded Falcon 9 rocket from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral, the third launch attempt enjoyed a smooth countdown, launching at the start of the launch window at 17:41 local time.Full Story at NASA Spaceflight -> http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2013/12/spacex-falcon-9-v1-1-milestone-ses-8-launch/

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