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SpaceX prepares for Monday launch of SES-12 satellite

SpaceX prepares for Monday launch of SES-12 satellite

So far, only the first stages have been landed and launched again.

A SpaceX rocket delivered a communications satellite to orbit during an early Monday morning launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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Air Force weather officials are predicting a 70 percent chance of good launch weather for the four-hour June 4 launch window, starting at 12:29 a.m.

SpaceX has since upgraded its Falcon 9 rocket, so it did not attempt a recovery effort of the booster this time.

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White House trade adviser Peter Navarro criticized Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin for declaring recently that the U.S. He also claims as the country that is exporting more, the USA has more leverage in tough negotiations.

SES was the first company to fly a spacecraft on a used Falcon 9 rocket booster.

This is actually confirmation of something we already more-or-less knew.

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The US President has threatened to respond to any new EU trade barriers with a tax on cars produced by European automakers. Trade war fears between the United States and its trading partners have been rife since March.

Payer traveled from SES headquarters in Luxembourg to watch the launch of his company's SES-12 satellite. Its first stages are created to fly 10 times with inspections between landing and launch only, and 100 times or more with some refurbishment involved. The initial launch was scheduled for last Friday but was canceled for more testing. According to the mission's press kit, the Falcon 9 rocket's second stage will deploy the satellite 32 minutes and 14 seconds after liftoff. The satellite is headed for geostationary orbit, about 22,300 miles above Earth's surface, and will provide video and data services to customers across the Asia-Pacific region, SES representatives said.


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