SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launches EchoStar 23 Satellite
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched EchoStar 23 communications satellite into a high-altitude orbit. It was the 29th successful Falcon 9 flight out of 31 attempted missions since the rocket’s debut in June 2010. The EchoStar 23 satellite has been manufactured by SSL. It will provide broadcast satellite services alongside EchoStar’s 25 other satellites.