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#SpaceX #FalconNine | #HISPASAT #30W-6 – a non-traditional flight with a stationary “I Still Love you”- Mission Highlights…. also celebrating SpaceX’s 50th Anniversary Launch on brand new first stage Falcon Nine reusable..

On a clear dark Tuesday morning New York time on 6th March 2018, SpaceX was launching from SLC-40-Space Launch Complex 40 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station is one of the heaviest payloads that SpaceX  is set to launch in which a different modified payload flaring had to be installed for the heavier payload..  Launching was on time as the Launching from SLC-40 was weather wise favourable.. in also Celebrating SpaceX’s 50th Anniversary launching at 12:33 a.m. EST..

The Mission of the launch commentary is provided by John Insprucker, Principal Integrations Engineer of SpaceX… The HISPASAT30W-6 satellite scale wise is about an average city public transportation bus…  HISPASAT30W-6 satellite is previously known as Hipasat IF is operationally design of mission duration of fifteen years.. Building from a SSL 1300 Satellite platform from HIPASAT Group is a Spanish Innovation Satellite provider in provisions of delivering Spanish and Portuguese Content Broadcast, Data communications towards 1250 Televisions and radio channels..  Within the SSL 1300 Satellite platform is with its multiple mission platform equipment onboard, it’s powered with its retractable Solar Arrays 10.5KW with its equipment carrying various 40 Ku Transponders, six Ka Band Beams, and Ten C band Transponders…

The broadcasting range of the HISPASAT30W-6 connects in between the Mediterranean, and the Americas in providing Latin based high end definition Digital media content, also the provisionments of connectivity of mobile, Broadband environments towards the European and Northwest Africa  towards Governments, Corporations, Telecommunications operators in regions of America, Europe and North Africa..

In during this mission is the first stage Falcon Nine reusable core is brand new with a newly paint, in which there was no need to recover the first staging even though it has the landing assets to land onto the off shore drone ship “I Still Love You” is Stationary due to the weather didn’t make the landing recovering launch Criteria in which the weather for recovery was still persistently unfavorable due to the storm weather in the Atlantic therefore it was stationary berth for the remaining for the launch process…  as new Falcon Nine Reusable launched with its powerful nine Merlin Engines..  Then detaching from it secondary stage with its modified payload flaring separated, in the secondary stage powered by a single Merlin Vacuum Engine putting in to the payload into coast orbit towards western Africa into a Geo Stationary Orbit located in 30 degrees west into GTO- Geo Stationary  Orbit….

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