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45th Space Wing supports SpaceX launch of AsiaSat 8 satellite from Cape
The 45th Space Wing supported Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) successful launch of their Falcon 9 rocket carrying the AsiaSat 8 satellite at 4 a.m. Aug. 5 from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. AsiaSat 8 is a Fixed Satellite Services satellite built for Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), serving Asia, the Middle East, and Australia. Fixed Satellite Services satellites provide broadcast and/or communications in a geosynchronous orbit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Shawn Walleck)

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