SpaceX launches Indonesian satellite aboard Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX launched a communications satellite aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Tuesday afternoon.

The company said the Telkomsat Merah Putih mission will provide satellite services for Indonesia.

The launch happened at 3:11 p.m. as scheduled.

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Following stage separation, officials said the first stage booster will land on droneship “Just Read the Instructions,” which is stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

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