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  • Thaicom 8 communications satellite delivered to Cape Canaveral

    Larry KlaesMay 4th, 2016

    Thaicom PLC is now one step closer to strengthening their space-based broadcast and data services for customers throughout the Eastern Hemisphere with the arrival of the company's latest commercial communications satellite, Thaicom 8 – scheduled for launch sometime in June atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

  • SpaceX awarded contract by SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation

    Jason RhianJanuary 11th, 2014

    Hawthorne, California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) announced today that, Jan. 10, that it has been awarded a contract by SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation based in Japan to launch the JCSAT-14 communications satellite. Much like the past two missions, SES-8 and Thaicom 6, JCSAT-14 will be delivered to a geostationary transfer orbit on top of one of […]

  • SpaceFlight Insider Photo Spectacular: Lords of Light & Dark – SpaceX, Falcon 9 v1.1 & Thaicom 6

    Jason RhianJanuary 8th, 2014

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — It was the night before a launch – this is not a time of peace or quiet, but rather one of frantic scrambling, trying to get things in order before the “Big Day.” Unfortunately for myself and the rest of “Team Canaveral” – things were about to get a lot more […]