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    Default Falcon 9: Es'hail 2 commsat

    18th launch of 2018, matching 2017's record with several more to go.

    Customer: EshailSat (Qatar)

    Pad: KSC LC-39A
    Booster: B1047.2
    Launch time: 1546-1727 EST (2046-2227 GMT)
    Stage landing: ASDS Of Course I Still Love You

    Orbit: GTO, 26° East
    Bus: Mitsubishi Electric DS-2000
    Transponders: 24 Ku-band, 11 Ka-band, 2 AMSAT P4A (Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation)
    Mass: ~3,000 kg
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    Launch date: Nov 15, 1546-1729 EST (2046-2229 UTC)

    Weather: 60%

    Backup date: Nov 16, 1548-1729 EST (2048-2229 UTC)

    Weather: 90%

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