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March 1, 2015 • Eutelsat 115 West B & ABS 3A
Launch Time: 10:49-11:34 p.m. EST
Launch Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch Boeing’s Eutelsat 115 West B and ABS 3A communications satellites, which will provide the Americas with video, data, government, and mobile services for Paris-based Eutelsat. ABS 3A will distribute television programming, Internet and mobile phone connectivity, and maritime services across the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Middle East for Asia Broadcast Satellite of Bermuda and Hong Kong.
March 12/13, 2015 • Atlas 5 • MMS
Launch Time: 10:44-11:14pm
Launch Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida
United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will carry NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission to make three-dimensional measurements of magnetospheric boundary regions and examine the process of magnetic re-connection.