SpaceX Starlink Group 4-5 Falcon 9 Launch – 6th January 2022
Mission name: Starlink Group 4-5
Rocket: Falcon 9
Launch date & time: 6th January 2022 – 16:49 PM EST
Launch location: Space Launch Complex 39A – Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, US
Payload/spacecraft: 49 Starlink Satellites
SpaceX launches 49 Starlink satellites from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The instantaneous launch window is at 4:49 p.m. EST, or 21:49 UTC, and a backup opportunity is available on Friday, January 7 at 4:28 p.m. EST.
Falcon 9’s first stage booster (B1062) supporting this mission previously launched GPS III-4, GPS III-5, and Inspiration4. Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage will land on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship, which will be stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.