Launch Date: October 7th Sunday Launch Window: 7:22 PM PST Launch site: SLC-4E Vandenberg Booster Recovery: 1st West Coast RTLS to SLC-4W Booster Type: B1048.2 - 2nd Reused Block 5 Mass: 1600 kg (3527 lbs.) Orbit: 620 km SSO A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SAOCOM 1A for CONAE, Argentina’s space agency. SAOCOM 1A is the first of two SAOCOM 1-series Earth observation satellites designed to provide radar imagery to help emergency responders and monitor the environment, including the collection of soil moisture measurements. SAOCOM 1A, 1B SAOCOM - Wikipedia Details of launch: SAOCOM 1A ships to Vandenberg as Falcon 9 prepares for the first west coast RTLS – NASASpaceFlight.com The first West Coast RTLS will reuse the last Iridium booster from July 25th. So this will be the quickest turnaround for a booster to date if early September holds. The payload is a light one going to SSO which allows for the RTLS. 17th SpaceX launch of the year.