IMAGE OF THE DAY: SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Successfully Launches from Cape Canaveral
By Space Coast Daily // February 16, 2021
Rocket lifted at 10:59 p.m. ET on Monday
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The SpaceX rocket launch Monday night from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station was successful.
The rocket lifted off at 10:59 p.m. ET.
This mission featured the 20th batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network.
The first-stage booster engine landing was not successful after it crashed into the Atlantic Ocean. The cause for the failure is under review by SpaceX
Coverage of the launch could be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.
ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX is targeting Monday, February 15 for launch of 60 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The instantaneous window is at 10:59 p.m. ET on February 16.
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