By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
SpaceX will launch a Falcon 9 rocket with a Telstar 18 VANTAGE communications satellite aboard on Saturday evening/Sunday morning. The Telstar 18 communications satellite for Telesat will provide broadcast, enterprise and government communications services over parts of China, India, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Ocean region. Hong Kong based APT Satellite also has an agreement to use capacity on the outgoihng satellite also known as Apstar 5C. The launch will be from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and the launch window opens at 11:28pm on Saturday evening and closes at 3:28 Sunday morning. This launch was delayed from July and August.