march, 2018

06mar05:33Falcon 9 • Hispasat 30W-6

Event Details

Launch Date: March 6, 2018
Launch Window: 05:33-07:33 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 FT (Block 4)
Launch Operator: SpaceX
Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Payload: Hispasat 30W-6 (Hispasat 1F)
Target Orbit: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Payload Type: Communications
Payload Manufacturer: Space Systems/Loral
Payload Operator: Hispasat


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will lift the 6,100-Kilogram Hispasat 30W-6 commercial communications satellite into Geostationary Transfer Orbit for Madrid-based satellite operator Hispasat. Based on SS/L’s 1300 satellite platform, Hispasat 30W-6 hosts a powerful communications payload comprising 48 Ku-band, 6 Ka-band, 1 Ka-BSS and 1 C-band transponder for the provision of the full palette of telecommunications services to Europe, North Africa, and the Americas including television distribution, broadband Internet and corporate networking services.


Mission Resources:

? Launch Vehicle Overview: Falcon 9 FT

Countdown Timeline

Launch Weather

? Launch Site Schedule


(Tuesday) 05:33 UTC


Space Launch Complex 40

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA