Image Credit & Copyright: SpaceX of Eutelsat/ABS3 launch.
LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 16:04 EDT (20:04) a SpaceX Falcon 9, version 1.1 rocket will be launching from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40 or “SLICK-40”) carrying the TurkmenAlem52E/MonacoSat 1 communications satellite for Thales Alenia and the Turkmenistan government and provide communications for Central Asia. This will be the Falcon 9’s 17th flight “F9-17”, the Falcon 9 version 1.1’s (F9v1.1) 12th flight.
This flight will not be a first stage barge landing attempt.
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