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Falcon 9 Launches ORBCOMM OG2 Satellites to Orbit

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:38 am via: SpaceX
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Today, SpaceX executed a successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket. This is the tenth consecutive successful launch of the Falcon 9.

Falcon 9 lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. at 11:15 AM ET, lofting a constellation of six ORBCOMM OG2 satellites to orbit. This launch was the first in a series of ORBCOMM’s OG2 machine-to-machine communications satellites launching on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 vehicle.  All six ORBCOMM satellites deployed on target.

At 11:15am ET on July 14, 2014, Falcon 9 lifted off from SpaceX’s LC-40 at Cape Canaveral.

At 11:15am ET on July 14, 2014, Falcon 9 lifted off from SpaceX’s LC-40 at Cape Canaveral.

ORBCOMM’s OG2 satellites will provide existing customers with significant enhancements, such as faster message delivery, larger message sizes and better coverage at higher latitudes, while dramatically increasing network capacity.

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