Falcon 9 launches another 60 Starlink satellites while reusable first stage lands for 7th time

by | Nov 25, 2020 | Launches, Satellites, Seradata News, SpaceX

After some weather and technical delays, a Falcon 9 launched at 0213 GMT on 25 November 2020 from the Cape Canaveral launch site (SLC-40 pad). All 60 STARLINK communications spacecraft deployed approximately 15 minutes after launch. The reusable first stage B1049 successfully landed on drone barge Of Course I Still Love You located down range in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 9 minutes after launch. This marks the first time a Falcon 9 first stage has landed seven times. Excluding derivative Falcon Heavy flights, the launch was the 100th attempted launch by a Falcon 9.

Night launch for SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying 60 Starlink satellites on 25 November 2020. Courtesy: SpaceX

 

 

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