LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Mon Oct 08 2018
SpaceX

SAOCOM 1A

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

October 7, 2018 at 10:21 PM EDT

(October 8, 2018 at 2:21 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

October 7, 2018 at 10:21 PM EDT

(October 8, 2018 at 2:21 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

October 7, 2018 at 10:21 PM EDT

(October 8, 2018 at 2:21 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • The SAOCOM 1A spacecraft is the first of the two SAOCOM constellation satellites. It is tasked with hydrology and land observaion, and will also operate jointly with the Italian COSMO-SkyMed constellation in X-band to provide frequent information relevant for emergency management.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 4E