Tag: Recycled Falcon 9

1st SpaceX Launch of 2023 Delivers 114 Small Satellites to Orbit on Terrific Transporter-6 Rideshare Mission: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM JETTY PARK BEACH, FL – Spectacularly sunny Space Coast skies greeted SpaceX on their (and the Capes) 1st launch of 2023, Tuesday morning, Jan. 3, on the Transporter-6 mission as part of the firms commercial rideshare program – carrying over 100 smallsats and cubesats to low earth orbit (LEO) on a veteran Falcon 9 booster now

Stunning Nighttime SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Last Starlink Internet Satellites of 2022 from Cape Canaveral: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL – SpaceX successfully launched its last batch of Starlink broadband internet satellites of 2022 from Cape Canaveral to orbit into mostly clear overnight Sunshine State skies on a southeasterly trajectory, in the dead of night Wednesday, Dec. 28. This liftoff on the Starlink 5-1 mission also counts as the first tranche of Starlinks propelled to

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

200th SpaceX Falcon Rocket Launches 1st Two Next Gen SES mPower Internet Satellites: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL – SpaceX put on a terrific twinkling twilight toss of two next generation broadband comsats to a unique orbit for satellite operator SES, Friday afternoon, Dec. 16, on the milestone occasion of their 200th launch of the Falcon rocket family from Florida’s Space Coast. Liftoff of the veteran Falcon 9

NASA Artemis 1 Moon Rocket and Record Setting SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Duo Simultaneously Vertical at KSC Launch Complex 39 after SLS Scrub: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – For a brief day in early September a darling rocket duo were standing simultaneously vertical at the sister pads Launch Pads 39B and 39A at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida – namely NASA’s Artemis 1 maiden SLS/Orion Mega Moon rocket and SpaceX’s record-breaking recycled Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX Dragon Launches NASA Cargo to Space Station and Spawns Stunning ‘Space Jellyfish’ over KSC: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – A recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a commercial Dragon cargo spacecraft carrying nearly three tons of groundbreaking NASA science and crucial crew supplies Thursday evening, July 14, to the International Space Station and spawned a stunning ‘Space Jellyfish’ high in the skies just after sunset over NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

1st Ever SpaceX Falcon 9 1st Stage Launches and Lands Record Breaking 13th Time Crowning New Fleet Leader: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – In a stunning space achievement SpaceX launched and landed a recycled Falcon 9 first stage for a record-breaking 13th time for the first time ever at noontime Friday, June 17 from the Kennedy Space Center – on the occasion of another Starlink internet satellite launch. While crowning and establishing a new