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Successful Separation between FORMOSAT-7 and Rocket NSPO

2019/06/25

FORMOSAT-7 was launched at the Kennedy Space Center of the United States at 2:30 p.m. on June 25 (Taiwan Time) by the SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch vehicle. Around 91~106 minutes after the launch, the FORMOSAT-7 satellites were successfully separated from the rocket and deployed into a 720 km circular parking orbit with inclination angle of 24 degrees. Six FORMOSAT-7 satellites will be soon contacted first time by the Darwin Ground Station in Australia at 5:30 p.m. on June 25 (Taiwan Time).