SpaceX Wins JCSAT-14 Contract

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) was awarded a contract with Sky Perfect Jsat of Japan to launch the JCSAT-14 communications satellite to a geostationary transfer orbit on a Falcon 9 rocket in the second half of 2015.

JCSAT-14 is a Space Systems/Loral (SSL) telecommunications satellite that will succeed and replace JCSAT-2A, providing coverage to Asia, Russia, Oceania and the Pacific Islands.


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