Beginning with SES-10's launch in March 2017 and BulgariaSat-1 in June 2017, SES-11 will be the third commercial reuse of a Falcon 9 in a bit less than seven months.
The Falcon 9 booster to be launched on Wednesday made its maiden voyage on February, 2017, on a mission to resupply the ISS. "We are also proud to launch on another SpaceX flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket and to continuously participate in innovative technology developments within the launch industry". Thus, this part of the rocket can go into space for the third time. Titanium grid fins, as seen during the Iridium-2 mission earlier this year, are a feature of the Block 5 goal, but the main modification is expected to be the addition of a new sort of heat shield to cover the octaweb structure that holds the vehicle's 9 Merlin 1D rocket engines. Eastern, carrying a satellite that will be used by Echostar Corp. and Taiwan's SES.