Just two weeks after it successfully launched a batch of satellites into orbit, SpaceX is slated to send another Falcon 9 into space. The company will launch a SES-12 communications satellite from Cape Canaveral in Florida, with its launch window beginning at 12:29 AM EDT on Monday morning.

The satellite in question is from SES, a Luxembourg-based telecom company, and will provide communications services for the Asian-Pacific and Middle East regions. The company notes that it’s one of the largest that it’s ever launched, and that it will help provide data in a part of the world where demand is expected to grow rapidly in the coming years.

SpaceX initially planned to launch the rocket on May 31st, but delayed it to conduct some…

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/3/17422848/watch-spacex-launch-s3s-12-communications-satellite-cap-canaveral

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