This was the fourth failure of 14 rocket launches of a geostationary platform since 2001.
Eutelsat Quantum allows users to tailor the communications to their needs – almost in real-time.
Washington says the high-resolution satellite will allow Iran to surveil the Israeli and American military bases.
Many Turkish Twitter users have shared images and footage of Starlink satellites passing over the country.
“Ofek 16” joins a fleet of Israeli spy satellites that were launched during the past two decades, a day after Iran acknowledged that last week's fire at its Natanz nuclear site had damaged a new centrifuge assembly centre.
The US alleges Iran's satellite programme is a cover for its development of missiles, while the Islamic republic has previously insisted its aerospace activities comply with its international obligations.
Iran's Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi says the "Zafar satellite" will be launched by the end of this week, a programme the US sees as camouflage for Tehran's missile development.
Mysterious Saudi-based BeoutQ channel has been showing matches that only Qatar’s beIN has a license to show.
The launch came a week after two back-to-back countdowns for the mission were scrubbed - once due to high winds over the Cape and the next night in order to update satellite software and "triple-check" all systems.
"That is a terrible, terrible thing to create an event that sends debris at an apogee that goes above the International Space Station," Head of NASA Bridenstine say about India's destruction of a satellite last week.
Experts warn of threats arising from debris after India destroyed one of its own satellites in test that came some two weeks ahead of national election in which Hindu nationalist party BJP seeks another term.
Singapore is probably not the first place that comes to mind when you think of space exploration. But the island state is establishing itself as a force in the new space race by building a fleet of small, low-cost satellites.
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