Ovzon-3 (Falcon 9)
3 January 2024
Space Launch Complex 40
Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the Ovzon-3 mission to geosynchronous transfer orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 6:04 p.m. on 3 January 2024. Following stage separation, the first stage landed on Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

This is the 10th flight of the first stage booster supporting this mission, which previously launched CRS-26, OneWeb Launch 16, Intelsat IS-40e, O3b mPOWER, and five Starlink missions.

A time exposure shows the launch, entry burn and landing burn through cloudy skies of the Ovzon-3 mission.
Booster entry burn.
Booster landing on LZ-1.
An entirely new class of communications satellite, bringing about previously unimaginable levels of mobility, throughput and resiliency. Ovzon 3 is a purpose-built SATCOM-as-a-Service solution for assured connectivity when and where you need it most. IMAGE CREDIT: OVZON
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