SES-10 is a 5300 kg geostationary communications satellite, which will replace AMC 2 and AMC 3 satellites. It will provide coverage over Mexico, Central and South Americas, and the Caribbean. The SES-10 mission will mark a historic milestone on the road to full and rapid reusability as the worldâ€™s first reflight of an orbital class rocket. Falcon 9â€™s first stage for the SES-10 mission previously supported the successful CRS-8 mission in April 2016.
The Full Thrust variants first stage includes all systems necessary for an operational re-use of stages while the second stage is operated as an expendable rocket stage.See Falcon Details
The first stage of the Falcon 9 landed on the ASDS, OCISLY, stationed of the east coast. This marked the first time an orbital class booster had been reused!Result: Successful Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship landing at Of Course I Still Love You.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX operates from many pads, on the East Coast of the US they operate from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station and historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. They also operate from SLC-4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, usually for polar launches. Another launch site is being developed at Boca Chica, Texas.INFO WIKI