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SpaceX Launches Thaicom 8, Lands Another Falcon 9

Tuesday, June 7, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Via Satellite
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SpaceX completed the launch of Thaicom 8 for Thai satellite operator Thaicom on May 27, delivering the spacecraft to a Super Synchronous Transfer Orbit (SSTO), followed by the company’s fourth successful landing of a Falcon 9 first stage booster. Thaicom 8 separated from the launch vehicle approximately 32 minutes into the mission, following which the rocket landed on the drone ship “Of Course I Still Love You” in the Atlantic Ocean.

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