A veteran SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch 60 new Starlink web satellites into orbit Sunday, March 14, and you’ll watch it reside right here, courtesy of SpaceX. Liftoff is at 6:01 a.m. EDT (1101 GMT).
The Falcon 9 first stage booster for this mission is making its ninth launch, a report for SpaceX rockets. The booster launched SpaceX’s uncrewed Demo-1 Crew Dragon mission in 2019, Canada’s Radarsat constellation flight, the SXM-7 Sirius XM mission and 5 separate Starlink flights.
SpaceX’s webcast will start about quarter-hour earlier than liftoff.
SpaceX is concentrating on Sunday, March 14 for launch of 60 Starlink satellites from Launch Advanced 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy House Heart in Florida. The instantaneous window is at 6:01 a.m. EDT, or 10:01 UTC.
The Falcon 9 first stage rocket booster supporting this mission beforehand supported launch of Crew Dragon’s first demonstration mission, RADARSAT Constellation Mission, SXM-7, and 5 Starlink missions. Following stage separation, SpaceX will land Falcon 9’s first stage on the “Of Course I Nonetheless Love You” droneship, which will probably be situated within the Atlantic Ocean. Falcon 9’s fairing beforehand flew on the Transporter-1 mission.
You may watch a reside webcast of this mission, which can start about quarter-hour previous to liftoff, by clicking the picture above.
‘ISS Dwell!’ Tune in to the area station
Discover out what the astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the Worldwide House Station are as much as by tuning in to the “ISS Dwell” broadcast. Hear conversations between the crew and mission controllers on Earth and watch them work contained in the U.S. phase of the orbiting laboratory. When the crew is off responsibility, you possibly can get pleasure from reside views of Earth from House. You may watch and hear within the window under, courtesy of NASA.
“Dwell video from the Worldwide House Station contains inner views when the crew is on-duty and Earth views at different occasions. The video is accompanied by audio of conversations between the crew and Mission Management. This video is barely out there when the area station is in touch with the bottom. Throughout ‘lack of sign’ durations, viewers will see a blue display.
“For the reason that station orbits the Earth as soon as each 90 minutes, it experiences a dawn or a sundown about each 45 minutes. When the station is in darkness, exterior digital camera video could seem black, however can typically present spectacular views of lightning or metropolis lights under.”
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