SpaceX Delivers Amos-17 Satellite To Orbit

Credit: SpaceX
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket deployed Israeli company Spacecom’s Amos-17 satellite to geostationary transfer orbit on Aug. 6. The spacecraft will provide internet and broadcast services to Africa and the Middle East. It was launched atop the 70-m (229-ft.), two-stage, liquid-fueled rocket at 7:23 p.m...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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