Almost a decade in the making, SpaceX has finally launched and then landed their first 10th flown Falcon 9 rocket booster, a booster that has been flying for over 2 years.
B1051 Stories May 10
B1051 Stories May 8
As soon as this weekend, SpaceX will attempt to launch one of its life-leading Falcon 9 boosters for the 10th time. This will make complete a promise Elon Musk has said for years that he will reuse a Falcon 9 ten times.
Date: Sunday, May 9th, 2:42 AM EDT
B1051 Stories March 17
In the last 2 weeks, SpaceX has launched 3 Starlink missions with a total of 180 satellites deployed into low Earth orbit. SpaceX has been increasing its launch cadence all year, pushing what some thought was possible. With increased operations at the port to get the just received droneship back out to sea, SpaceX churned out Starlink missions like they were routine.
B1051 Stories March 14
On the heels of their last launch earlier this week, SpaceX is already planning to launch their next batch of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit as soon as this weekend. Starlink will provide worldwide high-speed internet through the use of thousands of satellites in low earth orbit.
Date: Sunday, March 14th, 6:01 AM EDT
B1051 Stories January 27
Port Canaveral in Florida is the homeport for cruise ships, fishing vessels, the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy, and yes, SpaceX’s rocket recovery efforts. On Tuesday, SpaceX brought in a special Falcon 9 first stage rocket booster to the port after a quick return from flight. Teams also moved out SpaceX’s life leading booster from the docks and back into Cape Canaveral Space Force Station to get ready for its next flight.