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SpaceX FORMOSAT-5 Mission

Postby OverTheTop » Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:11 pm

SpaceX FORMOSAT-5 Mission
Launch window: 1850-1934 GMT (2:50-3:34 p.m. EDT; 11:50 a.m.-12:34 p.m. PDT) 24th August.
Launch site: SLC-4E, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Formosat 5 Earth observation satellite for Taiwan’s National Space Organization (NSPO). The Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage will return to landing on a platform downrange in the Pacific Ocean. Delayed from July. [Aug. 15]

Launch is scheduled for 0450h on Friday 25th August AEST.
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Re: SpaceX FORMOSAT-5 Mission

Postby SpaceManMat » Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:47 am

Another great flight from SpaceX. Next up is the Boeing space plane.
QRS: 124
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