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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #360 on: 05/12/2018 01:21 PM »
Check out the shockwaves rippling through those cirrus clouds at 1 min into the video:



Last time I saw something similar was during Atlas V launching (I think) SDO, and it was even more impressive than this.

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #361 on: 05/12/2018 03:52 PM »
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As seen from within Launch Complex 39A, SpaceX’s first Block 5 Falcon 9 rocket launches Bangabandu-1 yesterday afternoon.

Photo: @johnkrausphotos / @AmericaSpace
https://twitter.com/johnkrausphotos/status/995306407518965760

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A fiery debut — SpaceX’s first Block 5 Falcon 9 rocket launches Bangabandu-1 from LC-39A. Look at that flame!

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https://twitter.com/johnkrausphotos/status/995309039901954048

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SpaceX’s first Block 5 Falcon 9 rocket launches Bangabandu Satellite-1 from LC-39A at 4:14pm yesterday afternoon.

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https://twitter.com/johnkrausphotos/status/995312269914451968

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FOUNTAIN OF FLAME

Falcon 9 Block 5 made its debut yesterday afternoon with the launch of Bangabandu Satellite-1. Pretty happy with the resulting photos!

Photo: @johnkrausphotos / @AmericaSpace
https://twitter.com/johnkrausphotos/status/995314655273897984

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #362 on: 05/12/2018 03:55 PM »
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Retrieved cameras from inside pad 39A this morning, pretty happy with the results! #Bangabandhu1 #SpaceX @elonmusk congrats to all.

Credit: @KillianPhoto / @AmericaSpace

https://twitter.com/killianphoto/status/995313480440991745

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #363 on: 05/12/2018 04:00 PM »
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Falcon 9’s new black legs look so good with its flame 🔥 @Teslarati @MiopsTrigger #SpaceX #falcon9 #bangabandhusatellite #Bangabandhu #rocketlaunch @SpaceX

https://twitter.com/_tomcross_/status/995314781266595840

2nd & 3rd photos:
https://twitter.com/_tomcross_/status/995316092498251776

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #364 on: 05/12/2018 05:14 PM »
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BANGABANDHU SATELLITE 1 SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED

12.05.2018

Cannes, May 12th 2018 – The very first satellite of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Satellite-1, successfully took off from Cape Canaveral launch site on-board a SpaceX Falcon9 rocket, after leaving the Thales Alenia Space Cannes site in March 28th .

It is a very historical and exciting moment for the entire nation of Bangladesh to watch  its very first satellite taking off for Space successfully. This telecommunications and Broadcasting satellite is targeted to narrow the digital divide, as it will take broadcasting and telecommunication services to rural areas and introduce profitable services, including direct-to-home services, across the country and over the region.
 
Thales Alenia Space was in charge of the design, production, testing and the delivery in orbit of Bangabandhu  Satellite-1, and also took charge of the two ground segments (Primary and Secondary), which will benefit of the SpaceOps tools for the mission planning and monitoring.

Bangabandhu Satellite-1 is fitted with 26 Ku-Band and 14 C-Band transponders. It offers capacity in Ku-Band over Bangladesh and its territorial waters of the Bay of Bengal, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Philippines and Indonesia; it also provides capacity in C-Band over the whole region. Bangabandhu Satellite-1 solution includes all necessary components to manage the customer business and to provide end-user services to network operator.
 
Thales Alenia Space believe that its reliable solution will ensure immediate generation of revenues for our customer BTRC (Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission) as soon as the In Orbit Test (IOT) is completed. Thales Alenia Space is very proud to participate in this historical  milestone for Bangladesh towards the space technology.

https://www.thalesgroup.com/en/worldwide/space/press-release/bangabandhu-satellite-1-successfully-launched

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #365 on: 05/12/2018 10:21 PM »
UP CLOSE Pad camera views from the Bangabandhu Satellite 1 launch

AmericaSpace
Published on May 12, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axF6sbdtchA?t=001


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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #366 on: 05/13/2018 01:23 AM »
Remote cameras:
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #367 on: 05/13/2018 04:52 AM »
Images from SpaceX, I believe by Ben Cooper (@LaunchPhoto on Twitter)
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #368 on: 05/14/2018 12:19 AM »
GO Pursuit has arrived in Port Canaveral with a fairing half. An image from the PTZtv webcam available here on my Twitter. The webcam's terms and conditions only allow for posting on Twitter, so I cannot reattach it here.

https://twitter.com/nextspaceflight/status/995819990812057601

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #369 on: 05/14/2018 06:27 AM »
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spacex View from a drone of Falcon 9 Block 5 launching Bangladesh’s first geostationary communications satellite to orbit.

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #370 on: 05/15/2018 10:40 AM »
First photo of returning Block 5 Banga-booster.  https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DdOxbFSX0AEUyyA.jpg:large

photo by Julia Bergeron   https://twitter.com/julia_bergeron/status/996335031575556096
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #372 on: 05/16/2018 11:42 AM »
According to last TLE, Bangabandhu-1 performed first apogee burn during the Sunday to start perigee raising and inclination lowering.

2018-05-13 23:06 UTC - 5399/35513km/11.02°

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #373 on: 05/17/2018 09:24 PM »
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spacex: Falcon 9 Block 5 lands on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship after delivering Bangladesh’s first geostationary communications satellite to orbit. The Bangabandhu Satellite-1 mission was SpaceX’s 9th launch of the year and 25th first stage landing to date.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #375 on: 05/18/2018 12:08 PM »
Yesterday's TLE shows that satellite has already reached almost GEO:

2018-05-17 21:19 UTC - 29889/35678km/0.81°

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