Tag: Port Canaveral

‘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

4x Flown SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink Booster Returns to Port Canaveral on Droneship from 1st Launch of 2022: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL/TITUSVILLE, FL – The now 4x flown to space and back SpaceX Falcon 9 1st stage recovered booster that launched over four dozen Starlink internet satellites to Low Earth orbit (LEO) last week on the 1st Space Coast liftoff of 2022, returned at last to Port Canaveral, Tuesday morning, Jan. 11, standing tall on the

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

Landing Legs Raised on SpaceX Crew-3 Landed Falcon 9 Booster after Port Canaveral Arrival: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  All four deployed landing legs have been raised on the ‘flight-proven’ SpaceX Falcon 9 booster by late Monday evening, Nov. 15, just over 24 hours after it had returned back to Port Canaveral, Florida, Sunday evening, Nov. 14, for a rare and positively stunning nighttime arrival, following its launch of

SpaceX NASA Crew-3 Landed Falcon 9 Booster Returns to Port Canaveral for Rare Night Arrival: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  The ‘flight-proven’ SpaceX Falcon 9 booster that successfully launched the NASA ESA quartet of Crew-3 multinational astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) on a spectacular Wednesday evening Nov. 10 liftoff and landed eight minutes later on a company droneship, returned to Port Canaveral, Florida four days later Sunday evening,

Scorched SpaceX NASA Crew-2 Crew Dragon Sails Into Port Canaveral after Gulf Splashdown Return from ISS: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL, FL – Scorched like a toasty marshmallow after surviving the scorching heats of reentry into Earth’s atmosphere upon departing the International Space Station (ISS) and safely splashing down in the Gulf Of Mexico near Pensacola, Florida, days ago on Monday evening, Nov. 8 – carrying a multinational quartet of astronauts back home from the

NASA’s 1st SLS Core Stage Arrives by Barge at Kennedy Space Center after Tow Past Recovered SpaceX Crew-2 Booster: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  The maiden core stage of NASA’s mammoth Space Launch System (SLS) mega rocket set to launch on the history making Artemis 1 mission to deliver NASA’s Orion deep space human rated capsule to the Moon has safely arrived by barge at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida late Tuesday afternoon, April

Historic First as 2 Recovered SpaceX Falcon 9 Boosters Stand Vertical at Port Canaveral after 1st to Fly 9 Times Returns: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – In a historic first a dynamic duo of recovered  SpaceX Falcon 9 1st stages stood vertical simultaneously at sunset Tuesday, March 16 in Port Canaveral, Florida making an absolutely amazing sight to behold – after the 1st booster ever to fly to space and safely return nine times sailed into port

2nd Recovered SpaceX Falcon 9 in 2 Days Returns to Port Canaveral, Hoisted off Droneship: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL, FL – Continuing the rapid-fire cadence of non-stop space action the 2nd recovered SpaceX Falcon 9 booster in 2 days returned to Port Canaveral, Florida, Tuesday, Jan. 22, after safely landing on an oceangoing droneship following the record-breaking Transporter-1 mission that launched the most satellites to orbit in a single mission on Sunday, Jan

Non-Stop Action as Record Setting SpaceX Falcon 9 1st 8th Flown Landed Booster Returns Port Canaveral Hours After Transporter-1 Launch: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PORT CANAVERAL/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Sunday Jan. 24 was a day of non-stop exhilarating action at Florida’s Space Coast that began with the successful inaugural Transporter-1 SmallSat mission launch at 10 a.m. from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and culminated six hours later as the record setting 1st SpaceX Falcon 9 1st stage to fly eight