Fiftieth Falcon 9 Lofts Hispasat 30W-6 Comm Sat

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CAPE CANAVERAL—SpaceX marked the 50th flight of a Falcon 9 rocket with the successful delivery of the 13,200-lb. (6,000-kg) Hispasat 30W-6 communications satellite into orbit following launch from here on March 6. Built by Space Systems Loral, the satellite will replace the aging Hispasat 30W-4...

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