Launch provider Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and the commericial satellite operator SES announced an agreement on 12 September for the launch of three additional SES satellites on Falcon 9 or Falcon Heavy rockets. This launch agreement – concluded through SES’ affiliate company SES-SL – adds to the launch order signed in March 2011 for the launch of SES-8 by SpaceX in 2013. All four Falcon missions will support the enhancement of SES’ global fleet of satellites. The first of the new batch of SES/Space X launches is scheduled for 2015.
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