Falcon 9-launched SES-10 now fully operational

Satellite operator SES’s SES-10 satellite is now fully operational at the 67° West position, serving markets in the Latin American region. The satellite was the first geostationary craft to be launched on a re-usable SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It took off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida on March 30 and has since been […]

SES satellite lofted by re-usable launcher for first time

Satellite operator SES’s SES-10 satellite has been successfully launched into space onboard a ‘flight-proven’ SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre. SES-10 is the first geostationary commercial satellite to launch on a re-used first-stage rocket booster. The satellite has a Ku-band payload of 55 36MHz transponder equivalents. The spacecraft is the first SES […]