The star of the mission (and the incredible video) is a Hawk 4 The first stage booster is what SpaceX calls B1059.5. It is the latest booster in the giant rockets’ private spaceflight company fleet to launch and land five times.
in the videoThe booster is seen leaping from its launch pad at the Space Launch Complex 40 of Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, operating an aerial sommersus and then landing gently on its designated landing pad. SpaceX released video on YouTube On Wednesday (9 September).
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The main payload that flew continuously was the SAOCOM-1B Earth-observing satellite, which was built for the Argentine space agency, the Comisión National de Actavilades Espaceles (CONAE). The sophisticated radar imager flew into orbit with two smaller satellites.
The mission marked a satellite launched into a polar-orbiting path from Florida for the first time since the 1960s. Typically, this type of mission launches from the West Coast because the rocket will have a clear path to the north or south, to avoid flying over populated areas. (This is because debris is found from a Thor rocket Reportedly killed a cow in Cuba In 1969, the launch site for polar missions changed.)
The launch also included an onboard camera that captured stunning footage of the rocket as it perished and then returned to Earth. The footage is significantly composed, with the entire process packed into just two minutes of incredible footage.
In the video, you can hear the roar of the Falcon 9’s nine Merlin engines as the rocket climbs into space, followed by a burst from its ship’s thrusters. Onlookers are also believed to perform a spectacular display of pyrotechnics as the rocket fires one of its engines to allow it to burn at a slow pace to land its descent.
To date, SpaceX has recovered 18 Falcon 9 first-stage boosters on land in Cape Canaveral, and an additional 42 boosters on temporary platforms at sea. With 16 missions under the belt so far this year, SpaceX is doing yet another job Starlink mission. The 13th StarLink mission is projected to launch sometime next week, and it will deliver a new batch of orbit of the company’s own Internet-beaming satellites.
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