IMAGE OF THE DAY: SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Rocket Carrying Starlink Mission from Cape Canaveral
By Space Coast Daily // April 8, 2021
Liftoff happened at 12:34 p.m. ET.
ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX successfully launched another Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Starlink mission from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Wednesday, April 7.
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA –SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
The rocket lifted at 12:34 p.m. EDT.
This was the seventh launch and landing of this Falcon 9 first stage booster, which previously launched NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station, ANASIS-II, CRS-21, Transporter-1, and two Starlink missions.
One half of Falcon 9’s fairing previously supported the AMOS-17 and two Starlink missions, and the other supported one Starlink mission.
Coverage of the launch could be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.
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