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SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Record Breaking 15th Time on Starlink Mission: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM SPACE VIEW PARK/TITUSVILLE, FL – SpaceX successfully launched its fleet leading Falcon 9 for a record breaking 15th time Saturday afternoon, Dec. 17, carrying the next tranche of Starlink broadband internet satellites to orbit from Florida’s Space Coast into heavily overcast Sunshine State skies The heavy payload of 54 Starlink satellites on the 4-37 mission blasted

SpaceX Launches European Hotbird 13F TV Broadecast Satellite: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL – Finally at the very end of a nearly two-hour-long window, SpaceX successfully launched a commercial European TV broadcasting satellite on a recycled Falcon 9 booster just past midnight Saturday morning, Oct. 15, after the liftoff was delayed due to a need to verify technical parameters with the booster. Originally SpaceX was targeting liftoff

SpaceX Re-Launches Falcon 9 Booster in Record Setting 21 Day Turnaround on Starlink Mission: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – SpaceX successfully re-launched a recycled Falcon 9 first stage booster in a record setting turnaround time of just 21 days at dinnertime Friday evening, April 29 carrying the next batch of Starlink internet satellites to LEO from Florida’s Space Coast into virtually clear blue skies but with hefty ground

Severe Weather Threatens April 1 SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch of Transporter 4 Rideshare Mission SmallSats: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Severe weather racing across the US towards the East Coast, southeast and central Florida threatens to derail the April 1 liftoff of the next SpaceX Falcon 9 on the firms 4th commercial rideshare missions with a host of 40 varied small satellites on a southerly trajectory from the Space

‘Super Sooty’ – 1st 12x Flown/Landed SpaceX Falcon 9 Booster Returns to Port Canaveral: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL, FL –  ‘Super Sooty!’ That’s my nickname for the first SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage booster to launch and land for the 12th time and which returned safely to Port Canaveral on Wednesday, March 23, after nailing an upright touchdown atop the firms ocean droneship in the Atlantic Ocean and delivered another batch of

Rare Sparkling New SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Set to Launch 3 Tons NASA Science Cargo to ISS Dec 21 Weather Permitting: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  A rare and sparkling brand new SpaceX Falcon 9 booster is poised for liftoff carrying a recycled commercial Cargo Dragon loaded with over three tons of NASA science and cargo on a resupply mission bound for the seven person multinational crew mates from the U.S., Russia and Germany serving aboard the

NASA IXPE X-Ray Space Telescope Launches on SpaceX Falcon 9 to Explore Universe’s Most Violent Objects: Photos

  KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – NASA’s newest X-Ray astronomy mission, the small Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) space telescope launched just past midnight, Thursday, Dec. 9 on a used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center on Florida’s Space Coast on a mission to study the most extreme and violent X-Ray objects in the universe such as

Sooty 9X Flown SpaceX Falcon 9 Booster Arrives at Port Canaveral, 2nd 1st Stage Recovery Return in 4 Days: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL/CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  With Pelicans patrolling under gloomy overcast skies the extremely sooty 9x flown to space and back SpaceX Falcon 9 recovered booster from the Starlink 4-1 mission was towed into Port Canaveral, Thursday morning, Nov. 18, standing upright upon the droneship it landed on post launch Nov. 13 and