SpaceX Falcon 9 Booster Used for Starlink 8 Launch Arrives at Port Canaveral on Drone Ship

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perfect landing executed on drone ship ‘Of Course, I Still Love You’

Falcon 9 booster, is eased into its berth after arriving back at the Port early Tuesday. The first stage landed on the drone ship after helping launch Starlink and SkySat satellites to orbit on June 13. (Port Canaveral Image)

BREVARD COUNTY, PORT CANAVERAL • FLORIDA – Falcon 9 booster, is eased into its berth after arriving back at the Port early Tuesday. The first stage landed on the drone ship after helping launch Starlink 8 and SkySat satellites to orbit on June 13.

SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink 8 on Saturday at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Liftoff occurred at 5:21 a.m. ET

The mission carried the ninth batch of an estimated 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network.

Following first-stage separation, the booster engine made a perfect landing on drone ship ‘Of Course, I Still Love You’ stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

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