Tag: recovered Falcon 9

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

SpaceX Launches Starlink Satellites to Higher Orbit on Southerly Trajectory on 11th Flown Booster: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM PLAYALINDA BEACH, FL –  SpaceX launched the next batch of Starlink high speed internet satellites to low Earth orbit on Monday morning, Feb 21, while flying on a once rare southernly trajectory from Florida’s Spaceport – using only the second ever Falcon 9 booster to launch 11 times! SpaceX also launched this set of Starlink into

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

9x Recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 Lifts off with Starlink Satellites Starting Busy December Boom of Blastoffs

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – Following a late, same day confirmation a 9x recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 lifted off with a jam packed nose cone loaded with 4 dozen upgraded Starlink internet satellites and two Black Sky earth imaging observation satellites just past sunset at dinnertime Thursday evening, Dec. 2 from Florida’s Space Coast

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,