Brevard Space Coast SpaceX ULA NASA rocket launch sites
A quick look at the rockets launching from different Brevard launch sites.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket quickly swallowed through thick fog, soaring into the darkness early Saturday morning from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
SpaceX’s Starlink 6-28 mission lifted 23 more Internet-broadcast satellites into low Earth orbit at 12:05 a.m. EDT from Launch Complex 40 — though viewers couldn’t see the rocket from as close as Cocoa Beach. .
Crews postponed a Falcon 9 launch attempt for 24 hours as Florida’s east coast was hit by an “unidentified storm” that caused widespread flooding Thursday night across Palm Bay, closing roads and submerging vehicles.
A Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage booster has landed on SpaceX’s “just read the instructions” drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean, marking its 11th mission.
NEXT AT THE CAPE: Although SpaceX has not yet made an announcement, a navigation advisory from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency indicates the company’s next launch window will open late Tuesday night.
The launch window opens at 11pm EST on Tuesday and extends until 3:31am on Wednesday. Those hours reflect the time frame of the launch window for the Starlink 6-28 mission.
For the latest schedule updates from the Cape, visit floridatoday.com/launchschedule.
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