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SpaceX — AMOS-17 Mission Success


SpaceX — Falcon 9 / Amos-17 Mission patch.


August, 6, 2019



Falcon 9 rocket carrying AMOS-17 launch

On Tuesday, August 6, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, carrying the AMOS-17 satellite for Spacecom. Liftoff occurred at 7:23 p.m. EDT, or 23:23 UTC and the satellite was deployed approximately 31 minutes after liftoff.



AMOS-17 launch

Video above: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the AMOS-17 satellite from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on 6 August 2019 at 23:23 UTC (19:23 EDT). Falcon 9’s first stage (Block 5 B1047) for the AMOS-17 mission previously supported the Telstar-19 VANTAGE mission in July 2018 and the Es’hail-2 mission in November 2018. Due to mission requirements, SpaceX did not attempt to land Falcon 9’s first stage after launch. Video Credits: SpaceX/SciNews.



AMOS-17 satellite separation

Video above: The AMOS-17 satellite was successfully deployed to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) 31 minutes after being launched by a  SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on 6 August 2019 at 23:23 UTC (19:23 EDT). Falcon 9’s first stage (Block 5 B1047) for the AMOS-17 mission previously supported the Telstar-19 VANTAGE mission in July 2018 and the Es’hail-2 mission in November 2018. Due to mission requirements, SpaceX did not attempt to land Falcon 9’s first stage after launch. Video Credits: SpaceX/SciNews.



AMOS-17 satellite

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches the Amos 17 communications satellite. Built by Boeing and owned by Spacecom Ltd. of Israel, Amos 17 will provide high-throughput broadband connectivity and other communications services over Africa, the Middle East and Europe.


For more information about SpaceX, visit: https://www.spacex.com/


AMOS-17 satellite: https://www.amos-spacecom.com/satellite/amos-17/


Images, Videos (mentioned), Text, Credits: SpaceX/Günter Space Page/Orbiter.ch Aerospace/Roland Berga.


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