SpaceX launches SES 11/EchoStar 105

SpaceX completed their 15th launch of 2017 with the delivery of the SES 11/EchoStar 105 satellite to orbit this evening, this was the 3rd launch using a flight-proven booster.

Following a smooth countdown the rocket lifted off at 6:53 pm EDT and 37 minutes later delivered the payload to orbit.

Following the successful launch, the first stage returned to the Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship “Of Course I Still Love You” making this the 18th time they have landed a stage.

This was the 43rd launch of the Falcon 9 for SpaceX.


One response to “SpaceX launches SES 11/EchoStar 105”

  1. catherine Avatar

    Great Info. Yes, The satellite EchoStar 105/ SES-11 is designed to offer high-definition (HD) and ultra-high definition (UHD) channels to more than a hundred million TV homes. It replaces the C-band capacity for the AMC-18 satellite, which provides coverage over North America.

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