Another Successful Launch And Landing For SpaceX’s Block 5 Rocket

This livestreamed footage shows the launch procedure.

The Falcon 9 launch is scheduled to take place between 1:50 a.m. and 5:50 a.m. EDT (05:50 to 09:50 GMT), with the rocket taking off from Launch Complex 40.

After deployment is approved, Telstar 19 VANTAGE will serve various communication purposes in nothern Canada, the northern Atlantic, the Caribbean, and South America.

Two anchor customers, Hughes Network Systems of Germantown, Maryland, and Bell Canada of Québec, Canada signed 15-year capacity leases prior to launch, affirming Telesat's business plan for Telstar-19 Vantage, which is a growth satellite, not a replacement.

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This mission also marked the Falcon 9's second flight.

Falcon 9 Block 5 is created to be capable of 10 or more flights with very limited refurbishment as SpaceX continues to strive for rapid reusability and extremely high reliability. We would like to thank SpaceX for the successful launch of Telstar 19 VANTAGE and for their dedication and professionalism throughout this mission. It can be re-used up to 10 times.

This time around, it will be Canada's Telstar 19V satellite that makes the trip to high, geostationary orbit atop a "Block 5" Falcon 9 rocket. Based on the SSL 1300 platform, the spacecraft weighs about 15,600 pounds (7,076 kilograms) and is created to operate for about 15 years. In case the rocket launch falls through (SpaceX might be encountering thick clouds that could be problematic), the next available launch window starts on Sunday night (early Monday morning). Less than 9 minutes after launch, the rocket's first stage came back down to Earth, acing a landing aboard the SpaceX drone ship "Of Course I Still Love You" a few hundred miles off the Florida coast. The weather was predicted to provide a 60 percent chance of acceptable conditions for the flight. This launch marked the space transportation services company's 13th launch this year.

This will be the second launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 Block 5, the final substantial upgrade to SpaceX's Falcon 9 launch vehicle.

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