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SpaceX Launches Turkmenistan Satellite After Delay

Screenshot of SpaceX webcast of Falcon 9 rocket launch, April 27, 2015

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket Monday night carrying Turkmenistan’s first communications satellite. Turkmenistan is located in central Asia.

The launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station happened at 7:03 p.m., just under an hour after the launch window opened up. The delay was because of weather concerns.

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