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SpaceX will launch the first of two next generation satellites on contract for Türksat. Türksat 5A is a Ku-band broadc...

SpaceX will launch the first of two next generation satellites on contract for Türksat. Türksat 5A is a Ku-band broadcast satellite built by Airbus Defense and Space and based on the Electric Orbit Raising version of the Eurostar E3000 platform. This spacecraft will be delivered into a transfer orbit and will then raise itself to its operational 31° East geostationary orbit to serve Turkey, the Middle East, Europe, North Africa and South Africa.

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Core/Flight
History

B1060/F9-104

Vehicle

Falcon 9 Block V

Location

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL

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Deployment
Deployment
Orbit Insertion

Geo-Synchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO)

Mass

3500kg

Customer

Turksat (Turkey)

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Landing
Landing
Landing(s)

'Just Read The Instructions' (JRTI), Atlantic Ocean

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