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SpaceX F9 - Starlink V1.0-L25 - LC-39A

Grendal

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Launch Date: May 4
Launch Window: 1901 GMT (3:01 p.m. EDT)
Launch site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Core Booster Recovery: ASDS
Booster: B1049-9
Fairings: 1 new and 1 reused twice before
Mass: 60 satellites at 260 kg each - 15,600 kg (34,500 lbs)
Orbit: LEO

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 26th batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink V1.0-L25.
 
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Grendal

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Oh wait. B-1049 has only flown 8 times so far. Am I misunderstanding your nomenclature?
The nomenclature is for what this launch will be. So this would be the -9 ninth launch for B1049. B1049 lost its lead from the delays with Starlink 17 and B1051 got the highlighted and quick turnaround launch for Starlink 16.
 

Grendal

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Grendal

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I just noticed another major milestone about this launch for SpaceX.

This is the 116th launch of a Falcon 9 booster. This is the 58th time SpaceX has launched using a reused booster.

So todays successful launch makes 50% of all SpaceX launches happen with a reused booster.

100% of launches done with a reused booster have been successful.
 

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