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Bangabandhu-1 Launch

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The launch of the first Falcon 9 Block 5 booster is scheduled for May 10, 2018 from SpaceX's refurbished Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  The window opens at 4:12 pm EDT and closes at 6:22 pm EDT.  The launch will put up the first communication satellite above the nation of Bangladesh in geosynchronous orbit.  SpaceX will place the comsat in a geosync transfer orbit that allows the satallite to raise its own orbit to 22,500 miles in altitude.

http://nasatech.net/ntBangbandhu1_PAGE.html

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