Inmarsat 5 F4
Fourth satellite for Inmarsat’s global broadband network launched by SpaceX
Video: Press site view of Falcon 9’s Monday evening takeoff
Watch a replay of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch with Inmarsat 5 F4
Photos: Falcon 9 rocket, fourth Inmarsat 5-series satellite prepared for launch
Live coverage: SpaceX succeeds in commercial satellite launch
A Boeing-built communications satellite lifted off at 7:21 p.m. EDT (2321 GMT) Monday on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The spacecraft will add to Inmarsat’s Global Xpress network linking airplanes, ships and other mobile terminals with broadband Internet and data services.
Falcon 9 launch timeline with Inmarsat 5 F4
Falcon 9 set to launch Inmarsat satellite for in-flight wifi, mobile broadband
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket arrived at launch pad 39A on Florida’s Space Coast on Sunday, a day before liftoff with a powerhouse Inmarsat communications satellite designed to spread broadband beams connecting airline passengers, maritime crews and U.S. and international military units with Internet and data services.