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SpaceX F9 - Starlink V1.0-L26 - LC-39A

Grendal

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Jan 31, 2012
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Launch Date: May 15
Launch Window: 18:58 EDT (22:58 UTC)
Launch site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Core Booster Recovery: ASDS - OCISLY
Booster: B1058-8
Fairings: Reused - both sides
Mass: 52 satellites at 260 kg each - 13,520 kg (29,750 lbs), Capella 5 is 112 kg Tyvak-0130
Orbit: LEO

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 28th batch of approximately 52 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink V1.0-L26.

Space will have two rideshare satellites Capella 5 and Tyvak-0130.

The numbering for this launch is slightly out of order for some reason known to SpaceX. Traditional numbering will resume on Starlink V1.0-L28 for the 29th batch of satellites.
 
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Grendal

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e-FTW

New electron smell
Aug 23, 2015
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Awesome landing video. I loved seeing OCISLY crashing through the waves just before the booster lands dead center.
I know right? That view is so cool. You get to see the moment, at engine relight, when the booster commits to the drone ship landing with the translation maneuver.
And how freaking FAST it is coming up to meet the viewer! :oops:
 

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