Over the next five years in the SES-12 service region, SES expects the direct-to-home TV market to grow by some 80 million users, "and obviously, this satellite will be a great way to deliver that content to the homes across all of Asia-Pacific", Hemingway said.
SES-12 will operate under the authority of the Netherlands and will replace and augment the services now being provided on SES's NSS-6 satellite.
SES-12 is the 13th satellite built by Airbus for SES and the third all-electric satellite built by Airbus in orbit. The spacecraft also has a Digital Transparent Processor (DTP) that increases payload flexibility to provide much more customisable bandwidth solutions to SES's customers.
Standing some 27 feet tall and weighing almost 12,000 pounds, Halliwell joked that the spacecraft built in France by Airbus Defense and Space barely fit inside the Falcon 9 rocket's nose cone, or payload fairing. The satellite will join SES-8 at 95 degrees East.
"It's big", said Martin Halliwell, chief technology officer at SES, of the satellite.
It was the 11 mission of the year for SpaceX. According to Space.com, Musk and his company are trying to develop rockets and spacecraft that can be quickly reused in an attempt to lower the cost of space exploration. It is expected to enter service in late January or early February.
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is ready to liftoff early Monday morning from Cape Canaveral carrying the SES 12 satellite. SES-12 is designed for an operational life of some 15 years. Following separation from the launcher, the satellite has completed its initialisation phase and has started electric orbit raising (EOR) operations as planned. The decline primarily reflects a continuing global slump in manufacturing orders and launch contracts for large commercial satellites.
This is actually confirmation of something we already more-or-less knew.
Katz went on to assert that Israel would never allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons, claiming Tehran only had "two options". Interested in Iran? Add Iran as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Iran news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
For her part, Williams's answer befit one of the greatest athletes of all time: "I honestly don't have any thoughts about that". Sharapova is often billed as her rival-though Williams' dominance hasn't left much room for a real rivalry .
Trump cancelled the on-off North Korea summit in late May, blaming the country's " tremendous anger and open hostility ". Trump said the lengthy conversation Friday "went very well" and called it "a get to know you kind of a situation".
Zuckerberg met with prominent right-wing leaders at the company's headquarters in an attempt at damage control. The Trending feature introduced four years ago listed stories buzzing on Facebook at any given time.
The clip shows what seems to be a Spartan-looking character kicking another solider off a cliff; an homage to Frank Miller's 300. The leak originally came from upcoming Assassin's Creed merchandise, which was spotted by French site, JeuxVideoLive .
According to the fan encyclopedia at Fallout Wikia, Vault 76 was meant to open just 20 years after a 2077 nuclear conflict. The song could indicate that the game might take place around West Virginia and the mountainous region.
Coach Steve Kerr had said Thompson, who suffered a sprained left ankle in Game 1 on Thursday, would be evaluated after warmups. Rather than settle in his isolation possessions, Durant looked to make plays when he encountered resistance in the half court.
US first lady Melania Trump arrives in the Rose Garden to speak at the White House May 7, 2018 in Washington , DC. Conspiracy theories are growing and not likely to stop with the latest news of the first lady's absence.
In the meantime, the Russian Investigative Committee has launched its own investigation into Babchenko's death. He accused Ukraine and its "Western handlers" of seeking to use it to stir up anti-Russian sentiments.
Bruno Le Maire, France's finance and financial system minister, additionally known as the USA tariffs unjustified. The United States is the world's top cotton exporter and China's top overseas supplier.
Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park remains closed due to persistent earthquakes and eruptions of corrosive volcanic ash. In addition, at over four weeks , this eruption has lasted longer than the 1955 and 1924 eruptions, the USGS said .
With 695,000 retweets and counting, Randall doubled down on his promise Tuesday night after a fan accused him of bluffing. Now Randall's evidently going to have courtside seats for two NBA Finals games while cheering for Curry.
OPEC Production Falls To 13-Month Low
The global benchmark, Brent crude, little changed in the previous session, was up 16 cents, at US$77.72 per barrel. Speculators in Brent crude cut their net long positions in the week by 49,638 contracts to 451,966.
No Iran in Syria
Russian Federation has hinted that "foreign forces" should withdraw from Syria , and Israel has interpreted that to include Iran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as well, Netanyahu stressed that Iran needs to leave all of Syria", the official said.
At least 7 dead as volcano erupts in Guatemala
Hundreds of rescue workers, including firefighters, police and soldiers worked to recover bodies from the still-smoking lava. Farmers covered in ash fled for their lives as civil defense staffers tried to relocate them to shelters during the event.
Facebook sinking fast among US teens
The shares of teenagers who use Twitter and Tumblr are largely comparable to the shares who did so in the 2014-2015 survey . The survey discovered that 50 percent of female users said they were always online compared with 39 percent of male users.
Sanders statement on Trump tariffs
The EU said the imposition of the tariffs is "inconsistent with the US' obligations and rights set out in the WTO Agreement". He added: "We believe in a rules-based system, a multilateral system, President Trump doesn't and we must understand that".
Warriors shoot well, Cavs stay close in Game 2
This was something which James emphasised when talking to the media about the incident, as he said: "We've got to move on". The boxscore shows Curry finished with 33 points, including an NBA Finals record nine 3-pointer.
Roseanne says she ‘begged’ ABC to save her show
Roseanne Barr has been widely criticised for a tweet she posted to Valeri Jarret, a former White House advisor for Barack Obama . Her show has become a weekly source of controversy in the current American zeitgeist and it looks like ABC had just had enough.
Michael Avenatti Causing Problems for Federal Probe
Avenatti is an active thorn in the side of the White House and had come to court to press for his inclusion in the proceedings. Avenatti denied that he did anything wrong. "Not even the same firm in the case", he said.
Germany's Joachim Low rules himself out of Real Madrid running
Zinedine Zidane is being lined as the next manager of the Qatar national team on a £50 million-a-year deal, according to reports . Pochettino, who joined Spurs in 2014, said: "I am happy at Tottenham because they let me work and we are growing together.
Fulham secures EPL return, windfall of at least $210m
However, his pain could be short-lived as the Red Devils are reportedly looking to bring him to the Premier League regardless. Fulham teenager Ryan Sessegnon , meanwhile, said: "It's been a fantastic season for me and the team".
Zinedine Zidane: Real reason manager quit Real Madrid
Mohamed Salah faces a tight fight to play in Egypt's FIFA World Cup group games, as per one of Liverpool's physiotherapists. Although it's early and updates on Salah's status will follow, Egypt appear to have dodged a major bullet.