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    Default Falcon 9: Echostar 23 - the return of Launch Complex 39A (Apollo 11, Space Shuttle)

    Echostar 23

    Satellite bus: Space Systems/Loral SSL-1300
    Band: Ku
    Mass: 5,500 kg
    Position: 45°
    Coverage: Brazil
    Estimated life: 15 years
    Launch pad: LC-39A
    State landing: NO - high performance launch

    Static fire: Monday, January 30

    Launch date: February 3, 2017
    Launch time: 0007 Eastern

    NASA TV: February 2, 2017 at 2330 Eastern
    YouTube Event: likely 30 minutes before launch

    Echostar 23


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    Static fire successful today, launch next Saturday at about 1003 Eastern.
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