A SpaceX two-stage Falcon 9 rocket launched a KoreaSat 5A communications satellite from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday afternoon. KoreaSat 5A is owned by the South Korean company KTSat. The satellite will provide TV and other communications services to people in South Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia, according to the company's website. The satellite will also aid maritime communications from East Africa to East Asia.
2017-10-31 10:13 GMT+8