SpaceX launched a communications satellite for armed forces of South Korea
The carrier rocket Falcon 9 launched military satellite ANASIS-II for South Korea, the company said SpaceX.
The rocket was launched from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral (FL) at 0030 GMT on Tuesday. Before the start of the company said that the launch of the first stage of the carrier rocket was used earlier to launch to the ISS in the first flight of a manned spacecraft Crew Dragon.
During today's start of the first stage of the Falcon 9 re-landing on a barge in the Atlantic ocean. The separation of the satellite and orbit are planned in 32 minutes after the launch, SpaceX said.
The company did not disclose the details of the mission and at the request of the launch customer, traditionally for secret military launches, stopped broadcasting shortly after the landing of the first stage.
As reported by open sources, ANASIS 2 (Army/Navy/Air Force Satellite Information System 2) formerly known as KMilSatCom 1, the first military communications satellite for South Korea.