Starship SN-15 Recap
Starlink SN-15 was a success. Here is a summary by Scott Manley: SpaceX's Starship Prototype Takes To The Skies And Returns Safely
Elon teased on Twitter das this model might fly again. Many speculators outside of SpaceX thought it would be retired and stripped for engines. Raptor engine supply is currently production limited and building up a reserve stock of spares would be helpful.
SpaceX is launching 60 additional Satellites for their own Starlink Constellation.
The booster is a Block 5 on its 10th flight and will land on a drone ship.
This is the first time a 10th re-flight is attempted.
The mission to low earth orbit will launch from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.
Launch Weather by the 45th Weather Squadron.
- Payload mass is approximately 15,6 tonnes
- 60 Starlink Satellites
Check your local time of launch at: www.timeanddate.com
Where to watch:
- 15 minutes before launch: SpaceX Livestream
- NASASpaceflight: LIVE: SpaceX launches a Falcon booster for a record 10th time during Starlink mission
Background information about previous SpaceX launches: Wikipedia
Scott Manley: SpaceX's 'Wet' Fleet 2021
Why SpaceX is Making Starlink - Real Engineering: Youtube
Mark Handley: Using ground relays with Starlink
Ben Sullins: Starlink Could Change EVERYTHING!
LTT: Gaming on STARLINK!!
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Useful links to stay up to date on launches:
Spaceflightnow.com: Launch Schedule
Everyday Astronaut: Prelaunch Previews
NASA Spaceflight nasaspacefight.com
Track Starlink satellites: https://satellitemap.space/