Intelsat 35e Mission Mission Overview SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver Intelsat 35e, a commercial communications satellite, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). SpaceX is targeting launch of Intelsat 35e from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The 58-minute launch window opens on Sunday, July 2, at 7:36 p.m. EDT, or 23:36 UTC. The satellite will be deployed approximately 32 minutes after launch. SpaceX will not attempt to land Falcon 9’s first stage after launch due to mission requirements.