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Merah Putih Falcon 9 Launch
August 7 @ 1:18 AM - 3:18 AM EDT
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Merah Putih communications satellite for Telkom Indonesia. Merah Putih, previously known as Telkom 4, will provide C-band telecommunications services over Indonesia and India, replacing the aging Telkom 1 communications craft. The Merah Putih satellite was built by Space Systems/Loral.
Launch time: 1:18-3:18 a.m. EDT (0518-0718 GMT)