A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Turksat 5A communications satellite for Turksat, a Turkish satellite operator, currently scheduled for January 6th, with a launch window starting at 8:57pm EST

Built by Airbus Defense and Space with significant Turkish contributions, the Turkish 5A satellite will provide Ku-band television broadcast services over Turkey, the Middle East, Europe and Africa.

The 45th Space Wing Weather Squadron has predicted an 80% GO for Launch

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