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Falcon 9 launches Starlink to orbit – the eighth launch and landing of this booster
Deployment of 60 Starlink satellites confirmed
Falcon 9’s first stage has landed on the Just Read the Instructions droneship!
Watch Falcon 9 launch 60 Starlink satellites →
T-30 minutes until Falcon 9 launches its seventeenth Starlink mission. Webcast goes live ~15 minutes before liftoff →
To allow additional time for pre-launch inspections, now targeting Wednesday, January 20 at 8:02 a.m. EST for launch of Starlink
Due to unfavorable weather conditions in the recovery area, now targeting Tuesday, January 19 at 8:23 a.m. EST for launch of Starlink
Targeting Monday, January 18 at 8:45 a.m. EST for Falcon 9 launch of 60 Starlink satellites from LC-39A; Falcon 9’s first stage previously supported seven missions. Team is keeping an eye on launch and recovery weather →
Splashdown of Dragon confirmed, completing SpaceX’s 21st @Space_Station resupply mission and the first return of a cargo resupply spacecraft off the coast of Florida
Dragon's four main parachutes have been deployed
Dragon's drogue chutes deployed nominally
Dragon's trunk has separated, de-orbit burn complete, and nosecone closed. Splashdown in ~40 minutes
Separation confirmed! Dragon performing 3 departure burns to move away from the @Space_Station
The hatch is closed and teams are currently GO for Dragon’s departure from the @Space_Station at 9:05 a.m. EST today →
Replying to @NASA: Today's departure of the upgraded @SpaceX cargo Dragon has been called off due to weather in the splashdown zone.
Today's departure of the upgraded @SpaceX cargo Dragon has been called off due to weather in the splashdown zone.
Stay updated on a new departure date and time:
Replying to @NASA: UPDATE: Cargo Dragon's departure is now scheduled for approximately 10am ET due to weather off the splashdown site, east of Flori…
UPDATE: Cargo Dragon's departure is now scheduled for approximately 10am ET due to weather off the splashdown site, east of Florida. @AstroVicGlover is monitoring operations from the @Space_Station.
Replying to @Space_Station: The @SpaceX #CargoDragon vehicle is "go" for a Monday undocking at 9:25am ET with live @NASA TV coverage starting at 9am…
The @SpaceX #CargoDragon vehicle is "go" for a Monday undocking at 9:25am ET with live @NASA TV coverage starting at 9am.
Images from Falcon 9's first launch of the year and 50th flight of a previously flown booster →
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