SpaceX ABS/Eutelsat-1 Mission

Sat up last night to watch another great launch from the crew over at SpaceX. This time they used the Falcon 9 rocket to launch a pair of satellites (ABS 3A and Eutelsat 115 West B) into their initial orbits. From there, the satellites will maneuver themselves into their final orbit over the upcoming months.

As usual, the launch broadcast featured little in the way of fanfare as would a NASA launch, but they certainly got the job done, and for most of the 20 minutes or so there were approximately 30,000 viewers listed on the LiveStream feed.

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