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SpaceX launches communications satellite for Turkey (9 images)

By Wade Sheridan

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Turksat 6A communications satellite for Turkey from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on Monday. The Turksat 6 is Turkey's first domestically produced communications satellite.



A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches the Turksat 6A communications satellite for Turkey from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on July 8, 2024. Photo by Joe Marino/UPI
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Another view of the launch. Photo by Joe Marino/UPI
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The Falcon 9 rocket was launched from Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Photo by Joe Marino/UPI
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The launch took place at 7:30 p.m. EDT. Photo by Joe Marino/UPI
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