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News Archive / Tagged: booster recovery

  • SpaceX launch cadence sees two Falcon 9 boosters in port for first time

    Theresa CrossMarch 20th, 2021

    SpaceX reached another significant ‘high cadence capability’ milestone this week, when two of their Falcon 9 first stage boosters were seen to be present and in the initial steps of post-flight processing at the Port Canaveral dock.

  • Sunrise at the port: welcoming home Falcon 9 booster B1060.2

    Theresa CrossSeptember 6th, 2020

    It was a beautiful morning on the Space Coast of Florida as many gathered to watch another SpaceX first stage make its way into Port Canaveral. Arriving at the Cape early on Sunday, September 6, 2020, B1060.2 is fresh off its second mission which launched from LC-39A earlier in the week. B1060 first flew as […]

  • Demo-2’s Falcon 9 Booster 1058.1 arrives in Port

    Sean CostelloJune 2nd, 2020

    Less than 72 hours after lofting the Crew Dragon carrying Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken on the historic Demo-2 journey to the International Space Station, the Falcon 9 first stage booster 1058.1 has arrived in Port Canaveral.

  • SpaceX successfully launches fourth batch of Starlink satellites

    Theresa CrossJanuary 29th, 2020

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX launched their fourth batch of approximately 60 satellites for the Starlink broadband network at 9:06am EDT, January 29, after carefully “evaluating extreme weather in the recovery area,” according to SpaceX.