@SpaceX Sets Next Falcon 9/SES-9 Launch; @NASA Nowhere: 2/9/16: Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com.

Feb 10, 2016, 04:48 AM

HOUR TWO (Photo: ‪(Photo: After two suspended launches, the SES-8 satellite was successfully delivered into geostationary orbit on December 3, 2013. It was launched on a SpaceX.‬ The next SES-9 launch is schedule for February 24, 2016.) @SpaceX Sets Next Falcon 9/SES-9 Launch; @NASA Nowhere: 2/9/16: Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com. "LUXEMBOURG, 8 February 2016 -- SES S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced today that it is targeting a 24 February 2016 launch date (with a backup date of the 25th) for its new satellite, SES-9. This date was mutually set by SES and the launch operator for SES-9, SpaceX, the Hawthorne, California based company that designs, manufactures and launches the Falcon 9 rocket and other spacecraft. SpaceX is currently completing an extended series of testing and pre-flight validation in advance of the SES-9 launch, which will take place at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida." - See more at: http://www.ses.com/4233325/news/2016/21949255#sthash.PfAXgUyb.dpuf