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News Archive / Tagged: Of Course I Still Love You

  • 1st stage used for Crew Dragon launch returns to Port Canaveral

    Derek RichardsonMarch 5th, 2019

    The first stage of the Falcon 9 used for the historic Crew Dragon launch returned to port just three days after landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic.

  • Gallery: Telstar 18v Falcon 9 leaves Canaveral through skies, returns via the sea

    Jason RhianSeptember 12th, 2018

    Another day another launch - and landing. SpaceFlight Insider's team of photographers captured exclusive imagery of the first stage of the Falcon 9's journey.

  • Twice-launched Falcon 9 first stage returned to Port Canaveral

    Bart LeahyApril 4th, 2017

    PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. — Just before 7 a.m. EDT (11:00 GMT) Tuesday, April 4, 2017, SpaceX’s Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship "Of Course I Still Love You" entered the port carrying the first successfully reflown first stage of an orbital-class rocket, the Falcon 9.

  • After hard landing, Falcon 9 first stage back at Port Canaveral

    Derek RichardsonJune 2nd, 2016

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the third time, a SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage returned to Port Canaveral via a drone ship after launching toward the heavens from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) five days prior. The booster landed at sea some 400 miles (644 kilometers) downrange less than 10 minutes after liftoff.

  • Space community waits for return of OCISLY with SpaceX’s CRS-8 Falcon 9

    Jason RhianApril 11th, 2016

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Ever since SpaceX carried out the first completely successful landing of its Falcon 9 FT rocket's first stage on the "Of Course I Still Love You" ASDS positioned out in the Atlantic Ocean, the space community and the public have been waiting for the triumphant return to port of the unique vehicle.