The rocket carried the SES-12 satellite to orbit for the Luxembourg-based telecom company SES. SpaceX used one of its Falcon 9 Rockets to get the payload into space.
Running four days late because of unspecified technical issues, the previously flown Falcon 9's first-stage engines ignited at 12:45 a.m. EDT (GMT-4), generating a torrent of fiery exhaust and thick clouds of steam before vaulting away from pad 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
The satellite could help broadcast television programs directly to more than 18 Million households in the Asia-Pacific region, along with the SES-8 satellite, launched in 2013 by SpaceX. The satellite operator, SES, tweeted, "What a handsome start to the week!"
The mass saving by using all-electric EOR technology enables SES-12 to combine two high-capacity missions, equivalent to two conventional payloads, in one spacecraft.
Instead, the satellite will rely on electric propulsion, using pulses of xenon gas to slowly circularize its orbit around the equator over a period of months.
Monday's launch attempt will try to send the 5.4-ton SES-12 communications satellite to a high transfer orbit. SES-12 is designed for an operational life of some 15 years.
The 12,000-pound SES-12 spacecraft, built by Airbus Defence and Space, will deliver high-speed data to across Asia and the Pacific. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and institutions. "Ironically, we need to take it apart to confirm it does not need to be taken apart".
The historic meeting between Mr Trump and Kim Jong-un would be the first between sitting United States and North Korean leaders. An advance team, led by deputy chief of staff Joe Hagin, has held meetings with the North Korean team in Singapore this week.
Madrid overcame Liverpool 3-1 in the Kiev showpiece, having finished third and 17 points adrift of champions Barcelona in LaLiga. He said the club can "take a lot out of you" even when you have been successful like Zidane.
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stated then that the US tariffs had been suspended and the commerce conflict was "on maintain". French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire referred to the "G6 plus one" and expressed "total incomprehension" over the USA actions.
Snyder said Kapoho Bay is nearly completely filled with lava, with the flow from fissure 8 protruding 0.7 miles into the bay. He told reporters on Monday that temblors are almost continuous at the summit and that gas emissions remain "very high".
Two of those sources confirmed that Odyssey will be out during Ubisoft's 2019 fiscal year, which ends on 31 March 2019. KitGuru Says: I really enjoyed Assassin's Creed Origins , so I already have high hopes for Odyssey .
The grant is available on a first-come first-served basis for the first 100 people who relocate on or after January 1, 2019. In 2021, the available funds will decrease to $125,000, and then to no more than $100,000 in the years that follow.
Washington handed the Golden Knights only their second home defeat - the first in regulation - in Vegas' nine postseason games. The Golden Knights trailed 3-2 entering the final 20 minutes but couldn't net the equalizer despite a 15 shot barrage.
The American pulled out of the match just minutes before she was met to meant Sharapova in the fourth round game. Williams admitted she now faces a race against time in order to be fit for the grass court season and Wimbledon.
Earlier this week as he packed up his belongings, he told journalists his parents were "harassing" him by engaging in small talk. Greenwood ruled in favour of Rotondo's parents, Mark and Christina, setting into motion the 30-year-old's eviction.
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James came into the game trying to become the first player in NBA Finals history to score 50 points in consecutive games. - The Golden State Warriors cruised to a victory on Sunday night beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 122 to 103.
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The Pentagon first invited China to attend in 2014, in a gesture of goodwill and improving U.S. -Sino military relations. He added that the area was regarded as global waters and many countries wanted to exercise their freedom of navigation.