This is a replay of the live stream.
Launch time: 12:08:50 pm EDT (16:08:50 UTC)
Launch site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Destination: Low Earth Orbit
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch with another batch of Starlink internet satellites. The Falcon 9’s first stage booster will land on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. This is the first time SpaceX has relaunched a booster for the 13th time! On a Friday, no less.
SPACEX FALCON 9 ROCKET:
Height: 70 m (230 ft)
Diameter: 3.7 m (12 ft)
Mass: 549000 kg (1.2M lbs)
Fuel: RP-1 (non-cryogenic, highly-refined kerosene)
Oxidizer: LOX (cryogenic liquid oxygen chilled to -207.2 ºC / -340.9 ºF)
First Stage Engines: (9) Merlin 1D
First Stage Thrust: 7,607 kN (1.7M lbf)
Second Stage Engine: (1) Merlin 1D Vacuum-optimized
Second Stage Thrust: 934 kN (210,000 lbf)
Intro music: CO.AG – The Earth in 100 Years
Intro video courtesy efeuEntertainment using Space Engine
Outro music: CO.AG – Anything is Possible
Outro video clips courtesy NASA and SpaceX
🤗 Thank you!