April 20, 2018

Photos: Satellites readied for tandem launch on Falcon 9

Two communications spacecraft built by Boeing and owned by Eutelsat and Asia Broadcast Satellite will ride a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit Sunday, and these pictures show the satellites stacked together and prepared for liftoff from Cape Canaveral.

The images were taken at Boeing’s satellite factory in El Segundo, California, and at SpaceX’s payload processing facility at Cape Canaveral.

Photo credit: Boeing
Photo credit: Boeing
Photo credit: Boeing
Photo credit: Boeing
Photo credit: Boeing
Photo credit: Boeing
Photo credit: Boeing
Photo credit: Boeing
Photo credit: SpaceX
Photo credit: SpaceX
Photo credit: SpaceX
Photo credit: SpaceX

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